The ink on the deal may be dry and outside counsel may be celebrating with steak and champagne, but for the General Counsel and team, the integration work has just begun. The notion that a lawyers’ work ends at the close of the deal is a common misconception in the legal and business communities; however, seasoned General Counsels and in-house...
- On February 13, 2019
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- Mergers and Acquisitions, Leadership, Strategy
- On August 30, 2018
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- Strategy, Leadership
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...
- On June 12, 2018
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- Mergers and Acquisitions, Leadership, Strategy, Corporate Culture
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....