This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.
The hardest part of any acquisition is the day after the deal closes. It’s a time when the PowerPoints are archived, paperwork is filed and the real challenges and opportunities begin.
At the core, every acquisition is about people. No matter the specifics of the situation, it’s the leadership’s responsibility to communicate clearly, set expectations and keep everyone aligned and engaged