The Leadership Challenge: Active Listening – 3 Tips!

The Point: You might be listening, but do you really hear what your stakeholders are saying? At Tip of the Spear we frequently pose this question to the leaders we work with in our Business Advisory Services. The answers we receive are unfortunately shocking (and not in a good way!) Besides, what’s at stake if you don’t listen effectively as a … [Read more...]

2018 Sales Acceleration Survey

Join the 2018 Sales Acceleration Survey! Our 2018 Sales Acceleration Survey will explore how World-Class Sales Organizations are rethinking the evolving role Sales, Business Development (BizDev), and Sales Acceleration play to give their sales forces a performance edge towards results. Join us at the Tip of the Spear, and join this year's … [Read more...]

Mergers & Acquisitions: The Problem with Acquisitions – 3 Tips!

The Point: The usage of acquisitions to divert and reshape corporate strategy has never been more prevalent than in today’s new economy. Today, many leaders prefer purchasing a company as a way of creating easy access to products, technology, markets, management talent, or assets as less risky and faster than picking up similar goals via internal … [Read more...]

Business For Sale?

With the continued expansion of the economy, there's no time like the present for would-be entrepreneurs to consider launching a business (Especially when you consider the recent tax and regulatory reform). Tip of the Spear Ventures' Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Business Advisory Service was established to (1) assist those desiring to … [Read more...]

What Are Your 2018 Sales Business Development Resolutions? – 6 Tips!

The Point: Nothing happens in business until you sell something! If that’s the truth, as we start-off another year here at Tip of the Spear Ventures we asked ourselves “What are we going to see in terms of Sales + Business Development activity that is going to make our goals become reality?” So in this post, we’ll explore 6 tips that we believe … [Read more...]

The Leadership Challenge: Swearing – 1 Tip!

The Point: We’ve all had those heated moments of leadership where using swear words seems like an appropriate choice. Call it lazy, call it a limited vocabulary, call it an attempt to add “humor” or levity to a situation, hey you can even call it getting your “street cred” in certain situations! But are any of these situations appropriate to swear? … [Read more...]

M&A: Is Leadership Transparency the Key to Success? – 6 Tips!

The Point: Transparency is the buzzword of leadership gurus du jour… But rather than being just another of the leadership programs of the month, I challenged a client to think of the benefits that leadership transparency brings to the leader/their organization. After all, the success of the company is greatly dependent on the commitment and … [Read more...]

The Importance of a Mergers & Acquisitions Strategic Plan – 3 Tips!

The Point: The thought of acquiring another company can be a very seductive strategic plan when CEOs wish to improve corporate performance and overall growth. Companies spend a huge amount of money every year on acquisitions - yet studies have confirmed that the rate of failure among mergers & acquisitions is at an all time high (peak!). What … [Read more...]

What Role Does Technology Play in Turnaround Management?

The Point: When a company is on the brink of financial havoc (or already facing financial havoc!), we tend to look for ways to turnaround the operation. Technology has been looked to as an answer to the financial havoc problem. The role technology plays in turnaround management has been a great one to explore (Keep in mind, there are other areas of … [Read more...]

Tip of the Spear Ventures Announces Restructuring of Business Advisory Services

Private Equity | Venture Capital firm fulfills clients needs in Mergers & Acquisitions, Sales/Business Development, and Turnaround Management business advisory service offerings.   Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 1, 2017 - Tip of the Spear Ventures, a Private Equity | Venture Capital firm, announces the restructuring of their Business … [Read more...]