Geoff Smart is the #1 thought leader on the #1 topic in business. He is the Chairman & Founder of ghSMART, a leadership consulting firm, and his purpose is to help leaders amplify their positive impact on the world.
The sad irony of the PE industry is that while it catches a lot of flak in the media for slashing and burning people and being too tough, in reality most PE investors wait two years too long to upgrade a CEO. So they (and their investors) are paying the price twice: their public image is poor no matter what and they lose a key opportunity for maximizing returns. [Continue »]