Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, regularly writes and speaks on the subjects of business transformation, M&A integration, executive boards and leadership. We also contribute to leading business websites and publications.
In theory, earn-outs incentivise founders to stay engaged in their business after the sale and act in its best interests. In practice, that’s not always the case, says Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven.
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, explores the 10 most significant factors that will ensure your business transformation is a success.
A set of questions board members can use at the proposal stage, pre-mobilisation and throughout any business transformation programme to ensure it is well governed.
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, gives advice for taking on C-level side hustles, non-exec roles and portfolio careers.
The success rate of M&A deals isn’t great with 8 out of 10 failing to increase shareholder value. Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, discusses how to ensure your M&A is one of the 2 in 10.
Whilst not everyone will be the next Zuckerberg, Bezos or Branson, what we can all do is take what makes entrepreneurs successful into our own roles and companies.
In today’s exponentially disrupted business environment, those who make bold and brave leadership moves will be the clear winners, says Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven.
We were recently asked what key risks you should look for when embarking on a major business transformation. Here's our top 10 list.
As we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis the best organisations will ensure that their boards are best placed to help shape a new normal, recognising that if they don’t their competitors certainly will.