Successfully navigating the dynamics of a PE-backed CXO career requires astute judgement and a profound appreciation for the talent placement process.
Race in Private Equity and America’s C-Suite Diversity Problem
Private equity has financial incentive to embrace more diverse leadership.
Private Equity’s Use of ‘Cultural Fit’ and Its Impact on Gender Diversity
Establishing greater detail around what constitutes a strong “cultural fit” in a role upfront can empower a more judicious hiring process.
Maximize the First 100 Days As a PE-Backed CFO
The value of all subsequent action will be heavily impacted by the accomplishments of the first hundred days.
Aspiring Private Equity-Backed Executives Need Social Media Savvy
Online presences are under more scrutiny than ever.
Add Value at Monthly Operating Review
A company’s CFO should be its single-most objective employee.
Transformational Leaders: Rare But Invaluable Among Private Equity-Backed Executives
Transformational leaders see themselves as a lever that can dramatically enhance an investment thesis.
What Is ‘Vesting’ in Private Equity-Owned Companies?
Vesting in a private equity-owned company means management’s reward is simultaneous with investors’ payout.
Becoming a 1099 OP: Benefits, Myths, and Misconceptions
1099 contractual work is growing in prevalence for OPs.
Where Women Disappear In Job Applications — And Why
Studying the hiring process reveals that employers are interested in hiring more women — but they don’t appear as frequently in the talent pool.