Leadership Quality: Mergers and Acquisitions Red Flags With Claire Chandler

Business Confidential Now with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner

Sep 8 2022 • 20 mins


Leadership quality can make or break the success of your deal, according to today’s guest. So why isn’t it prioritized during due diligence when looking for mergers and acquisitions red flags? https://www.linkedin.com/in/clairechandlersphr/ (Claire Chandler) is the President and Founder of https://www.talentboost.net/claire (Talent Boost) and she specializes in leadership and business value creation. In this episode, she chats with Hanna Hasl-Kelchner to discuss the importance of looking at the leadership quality of an organization and how you can do just that. Yes, there are ways to measure these “intangible assets” and Claire shares these strategies with us. Tune in to learn all about them.   What You’ll Discover About Mergers and Acquisitions Red Flags: Leadership quality as part of due diligence The myth about not being able to measure leadership quality The most important M&A red flags when it comes to leadership quality When a business grows from luck versus skillful execution of strategy How to communicate intel with investors Her criteria for evaluating leadership quality Tips for interviewing someone in a leadership capacity The impact of hiring decisions in small organizations   Guest Bio: The President and Founder of Talent Boost, Claire Chandler specializes in leadership and business value creation. She taps into over 25 years of experience in people leadership, human resources, and business ownership to help the investment community identify the leaders and businesses of the future. She helps private equity firms acquire and future-proof the RIGHT businesses through management team due diligence, organizational design, acquisition integration and onboarding, and performance acceleration Claire gets results because she’s insanely easy to work with, cuts through the corporate clutter, and has a crystal-clear, proven approach for building your strategic growth roadmap, measuring the alignment and motivation of top management teams, and positioning companies for maximum success. Many in the investment community say they breathe easier when Claire is in the room. One client sums up Claire perfectly: “Claire is always calm in a crisis, always finds creative ways to solve problems, and is always professional—but only when it’s necessary.” Claire holds a certificate in strategic HR leadership from Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, a master’s degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University. She has appeared as a guest on over 100 podcasts and is the author of several books on leadership and business strategy.   Related Resources: https://talentboost.net/ (https://talentboost.net)  https://www.linkedin.com/in/clairechandlersphr/ (https://www.linkedin.com/in/clairechandlersphr/)  https://twitter.com/TalentBoost (https://twitter.com/TalentBoost)   SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW: Subscribing is easy and lets you have instant access to the latest tactics, strategies and tips. Become a https://businessconfidentialradio.com/preferred-listener-signup (Preferred Listener) or https://businessconfidentialradio.com/subscribe-to-podcast/ (subscribe) to the show through your favorite podcast feed. Rating and reviewing the show helps us grow our audience and allows us to bring you more of the information you need to succeed from our high-powered guests. Download ♥ Subscribe ♥ Listen ♥ Learn ♥ Share ♥ Review ♥ Enjoy