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    The Importance of Post-Acquisition Integration

    Posted by Doug Meyer on Mar 4, 2020 10:29:12 AM

    The adrenaline rush you get when closing on an acquisition (or merger) is exhilarating.

    Excitement builds as you make the formal announcement to the team and send the press release. The congratulations start pouring in and all the endorphins rush in. If only this were the punctuation at the end of the sentence. It’s more like a new chapter that is yet to be written.

    Enjoy your post close rush, but know that success is in what follows, not the successful completion of the acquisition.

    Often, business leaders are not prepared for this next phase in the transaction, which happens to be the most difficult.  Integration, or as we prefer to say, unification, is the next and most important phase. Closing the deal is now a success that lives in the past and future success is properly unifying the teams and driving the intended benefits.

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    Topics: Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, acquisition, Takeaways, Retain, Key Employees, Business Consultant, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2020, Workplace Culture, Merger

    "Work On Your Business Not In Your Business" ... But HOW?

    Posted by Doug Meyer on Feb 21, 2019 4:45:31 PM

    As a business leader we often hear the phrase, "you need to work on your business not in your business.”

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    Topics: Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, Takeaways, Retain, Key Employees, Business Consultant, Growth, workplace productivity, Success, Management, 2019

    Why Phantom Stock Can Help You Retain And Recruit Key Employees

    Posted by Doug Meyer on Nov 10, 2017 9:02:21 AM

    Edited on Feb 19, 2020

    How do I generate ownership mentality while not giving up equity in my company?

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    Topics: Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, Takeaways, Retain, Stock, Recruiting, Key Employees

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