Greg E. Lindberg

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Update on Recent Acquisitions & Organic Growth

Eli Global’s portfolio companies have closed a record annual number of acquisitions this year, with 24 acquisitions in 2018 to date. Companies acquired are in the health care, financial services, IT, aerospace, software, and cybersecurity sectors, and they’re located in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia. This year’s acquisitions build upon Eli Global’s continuing […]

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Growth That Creates Good

In our earliest years of working to build the company that later became Eli Global, we noticed that health care providers needed our help navigating complex reimbursement and regulatory systems so that they could devote more of their time and energy caring for patients. We launched newsletters and other reference tools designed to make it […]

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Eli Global Founder, Greg E. Lindberg, Featured in Triangle Business Journal

Greg Lindberg was featured as the executive voice in a Q&A interview in the June 15, 2018 edition of Triangle Business Journal in the article “A Global Search for Talent and Great Ideas.” The journal provides a local source of business news, research, and events happening in the Triangle area. Lindberg, an investor in over […]

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How We Prove the Doubters Wrong

All progress belongs to the unreasonable person. Nothing gets an Elian motivated like “You can’t do that.” We can’t tell you how many times over the past 22 years we’ve heard “you can’t” and proven the doubters wrong: You can’t launch a newsletter company from your dorm room. You can’t start a company without outside […]

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We Hire Great People

If you hire people with the potential to grow and hire other great people, you’ve unfettered your potential for growth. We also focus on great people. The company works meticulously to find great leaders and excellent employees. With an extreme investment in acquiring talent, we can spend less time managing them. Less micromanagement leads to […]

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Why you Should Face the Facts

The leader in the room is the person closest to reality, the person who doesn’t rely on hope as a strategy. We must accept the negative facts in our reality before we can deal with them. Twenty years ago, everyone subscribed to print magazines and newsletters. The industry was bullish on print even as circulation […]

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Eliminate Titles and Bureaucracy, and Focus on Results

What do we focus on? Results. In a results-driven company, people don’t have time to worry about status and titles because they’re too busy driving toward their goals. In many organizations, titles are on every door: Titles are what everyone knows. In a results-driven organization, titles are obscure. Every leader in your organization should know […]

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The Folding Table Culture

In the early days of our company, we bought folding tables and chairs for everyone. When it became clear that the uncomfortable folding chairs were affecting company morale, we bought a truckful of comfortable chairs that had been discarded by a big IT company because they were hideous. Everyone was happy. Eventually, we decided to […]

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Failure is Your Friend

All great leaders have failed … more than once. Winston Churchill, General George Patton, Helen Keller, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Ghandi, Warren Buffet. They all wrote about their failures as being critical to their successes. “Failures become victories if they make us wise hearted,” said Helen Keller. At Eli Global, we’ve failed a lot. […]

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Why a Contrarian, Decentralized Model Works

Central planning doesn’t work. So why are thousands of companies still using it? It’s the natural way for a business to grow, with each layer of the company continually added to the bottom of the pyramid. The fallacy is that one person at the top, typically the Founder or CEO, has all the answers. Unfortunately, […]

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