Though M&A activity was severely curtailed during the first half of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, the third quarter had a significant rebound and expectations are high for a strong close to the year. But what are the longer-term implications for the types of deals, as well as the way in which mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures will be planned and executed in 2021 and beyond? What are the business and societal trends that will have the greatest impact? And are they accelerants or obstacles?
Many agree that companies that plan to revert back to pre-COVID business models and sales processes will be on the losing end in 2021. But what will it take to win in the post-pandemic environment? To answer this question, executives must be willing to rethink their sales model based on consumer behaviors, how consumers interact with companies moving forward and where smart companies are making investments to grow their sales funnel.
In times of crisis, nothing is more important for a business than the decisions made by a company’s leadership team. This has never been more evident than during the unprecedented health and economic crisis this past year. But, as many executives know, this has only been the beginning. There will continue to be new and unforeseen challenges in the next year as the country and the world prepare to return to a new normal. How can business leaders best prepare for potential unforeseen scenarios in 2021? We invite you to a 45-minute webinar to learn how three veteran CEOs have guided companies through to success during times of uncertainty and volatility.
If people truly are your company’s greatest asset, what are you doing to make sure you’re getting the most out of this essential resource? To start with, you need great help. So how do you make sure your “chief people officer” is actually the strategic partner you need? What do the best CHROs do for their CEOs, and how do you create and foster that kind of relationship? What should CEOs expect of their HR leaders—and what can they be doing to get the most out of this key position? We’ll talk to masters of the craft to discover and share best practices you can apply in your organization right away.
At some companies, Covid has transformed the remote workplace into the workplace. For others, Covid means gathering in offices—with increased safety protocols and whole new ways of meeting, collaborating and operating. But for every company—and every CEO and worker in America—Covid has meant changing what we do and how we do it. The real question is: What are you doing about it? Based on unparalleled expertise and research, the Society of Human Resource Management will arm you with practical insights about where work is going, as well as best practices you can start adapting today to help you lead your team no matter what comes next.
How do you navigate this tricky time? How do you allow free speech to flow, while also ensuring a culture of mutual respect, where everyone can feel heard—and disagreements don’t devolve into animosity? Sound impossible? It isn’t. Johnny Taylor, CEO of the SHRM, will share a practical, framework for leading a culture that tolerates diversity of thought, free speech and mutual respect that increases trust by encouraging civil disagreement. No matter your personal politics, join us to begin developing this set of essential leadership tools for 2021.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the COVID-19 pandemic has been a case study in how that adage applies to real-life especially when businesses are addressing crisis recovery. Many companies have detailed emergency preparedness programs and business continuity planning processes. But, with an increasingly complex and unpredictable threat environment, it has never been more imperative to act faster and make more decisive decisions to prevent risks from harming your employees or disrupting your operations. Join Chief Executive Group, Everbridge and to glean valuable insights to help your organization prepare for the unknown.
Join John Fimbel, SVP of Business Development at Mastercard, and Elliot Schimel, CEO of Mission Control Marketing, as they reveal the principles John instituted in building a high-performing sales team that routinely drives 7-figure deals—and how he’s leading in the era of Covid-19.
This webinar will look at the current state of M&A priorities and opportunities post-COVID to highlight what CEOs of manufacturing companies should consider related to a deal.
Co-hosted by Chief Executive Group and AlixPartners, a world-renowned leader in corporate turnarounds, restructurings and leadership development, we’ll share a new way of developing as a Transformative Leader, by building your personal EQ and effectively marrying it to strategic planning, communications, decision making and other vital leadership functions.