Dan Ellis

Transparency in Search Takes Courage

Why Transparency in Search Takes Courage

I’m currently reading a book by retired Navy SEAL and ultra-endurance athlete David Goggins. It’s all about taking the rougher road and making the tougher decisions in life as a way to master your mind, defy the odds, and realize your true potential.

While Goggins is a great read for my own personal journey, I couldn’t help but think about how that mindset applies to our firm and search process. In our industry, and especially at Townsend Search Group, providing the best possible placement requires the courage to have difficult conversations about uncomfortable or sensitive subjects on both the client and candidate levels.

Transition to Private Equity Partnership

"The transition of a family-owned and operated business to private equity ownership can be sensitive and requires a thoughtful and decisive leader who has high emotional intelligence, fits the organization's culture, and respects the company history while balancing shareholder needs." Our client, a Midwest based private equity group, recently acquired …

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