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Can Too Much Teamwork on Strategy Create a Monster?

On occasion my family will embark on a family-pizza-night adventure. It's quite the team-building exercise since most of the places we frequent serve pizza sized to feed the entire family rather than the four individuals who make up our clan. The "team building" part of the program comes in deciding what type of pizza to order - a process we...

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How Earnouts Can Spoil Your Acquisition Integration

I didn't play much basketball as a kid. Only a couple of seasons. Soccer was more my thing. But I distinctly remember one fifth grade basketball team. One of the other kids on my team was a pretty good player. We'll call him Blake. Blake could bring the ball up the court and he could shoot. But he would never pass the rock. It seemed as if...

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M&A Integration: Decision Making and Leader Lessons From The Dunes of Royal Birkdale

As this year’s Open Championship approaches, I couldn’t help but think back to the drama from one year ago. And, how many leadership lessons on decision making emanate from that event. As a Jordan Spieth fan, it was gut wrenching to watch his final round reaction after a wayward drive on the 13th hole at the historic Royal Birkdale Golf Club....

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