Does Long CEO Tenure Help or Hurt a Company? - CEO Recruitment
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      Does Long CEO Tenure Help or Hurt a Company?

      It might sound ideal: a successful company led for many years by a dedicated, long-standing CEO. After all, people tend to get better at their jobs as they gain more experience, right? That reasoning may sound logical, but research indicates that long CEO tenure may actually be counterproductive. Here’s a closer look at why long

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      Family Business Center

      Family Business Leadership Strategies & Resources for Success Family businesses can thrive with talented leaders in the right roles, capable of next-level success with experienced professionals heading up recruitment, operations, marketing, sales, human resources, and other vital departments. In fact, from tried-and-true methods to exploring new approaches and opportunities, the leaders at family businesses can

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      Family Offices Compete with PE Firms for Investment Opportunities - Executive Recruiters
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      Family Offices Are Competing with PE Firms for Investment Opportunities

      Private equity firms have long been sources of investment for startup companies and organizations seeking to scale their operations. However, another investor — the family office — is growing increasingly present in the business landscape.  Family offices typically accumulate large amounts of capital, especially if they’ve been running strong for several generations. They use that

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      Choosing the Next CEO for a Family Business - Family Business Executive Search - Cowen Partners
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      Choosing the Next CEO for a Family Business

      Family-run businesses make up a significant portion of the American economy. According to the most recent census, more than 8 million independently owned businesses with fewer than 500 employees operate in the United States.  Unlike major corporations that often have extensive succession plans, small businesses must make choices as their owners near retirement. They must

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      Knowing When to Bring in Outside Leadership for Your Family Business

      As a family business owner, you’ve likely given your heart and soul to building and running your organization.  Whether you started from scratch or inherited the company from a parent or other relative, you know the ins and outs of your operation. You might have plans to scale your business for future growth or pass

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      The Unique Role of a CFO in Family Businesses - CFO Recruiters - Cowen Partners
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      The Unique Role of a CFO in Family Businesses

      By CFO Recruiter Shawn Cole — Top CFO Recruiter Shawn Cole is a trusted thought leader and premier authority on CFO recruitment across all industries. As President & Co-Founder of Cowen Partners, Shawn Cole is a trailblazing leader in the CFO recruiting space, known for finding exceptional talent while uncovering key insights about today’s C-suite

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      Succession Planning for Family Businesses | Executive Search Firm | Cowen Partners
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      Succession Planning for Family Businesses

      Owners of successful businesses must face the fact that eventually, they will retire. An appropriate succession plan can ease the disruption often caused when the company owner leaves. If the owner chooses to hand over the leadership reins to a family member, they must ensure that the succession is seamless.  Mistakes Made in Succession Planning

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