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Middle Market Manufacturing: How to Create Impactful Change

Across the U.S. Midwest from the end of WWII to the 1980s, most towns and cities had multiple middle market …

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6 Signs Your Portfolio Company Could Benefit from Leadership Assistance

In a perfect world, private equity investors are able to sit back after purchasing a promising portfolio company and wait …

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5 Instances Where Creating a New Business Strategy is Worth the Investment

For some middle market business owners, the thought of creating a new business strategy makes them want to pull their …

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7 lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic in the food manufacturing industry

In recent years, there has been a focus in the food industry on lean practices, eliminating operational waste and redundancies, …

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7 signs profits are dipping because of poor supply chain management

When it comes to increasing profits, most middle market companies focus on sales. While certainly important, the fastest way to …

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6 Steps to Professionalize Your Sales Organization

As a sales organization grows, there often comes a breaking point where individual team members can no longer move the …

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7 Signs You Need to Conduct an Operations Analysis and Revisit Your Business Strategy

Every business experiences dips in profits and stalled growth throughout its lifecycle. Though nerve-racking, these natural ebbs and flows in …

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Why Strategy is Essential to Privately-Held Company Success

In our work, we have met owners and management teams at hundreds of privately held middle market companies. Most all …

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Can a Virtual Middle Market Business Transformation Program be Successful?

Given the reduction or even elimination of brick and mortar presence for middle market businesses during the pandemic, an experienced partner in virtual transformation is the asset you may not have known you need. …

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Supply Chains Post-Pandemic: Balancing Risk and Cost

Private Equity and Family Business owners as well as their Supply Chain leaders have rarely experienced the supply chain disruptions and failures that have occurred in recent months due to the travel and production breakage resulting from this COVID-19 pandemic. These supply chain challenges are likely to continue for many months, and there is a critical need to react appropriately to minimize the impact and build a more resilient supply chain for the future. …