In last week’s blog we talked about the importance of having an annual family huddle to mitigate the challenges of family business. This week, let me identify the common areas of exercise we perform in our annual family business huddles. Vision Without a cohesive vision a family business and family are doomed to family business conflict […]
I have the pleasure of getting to work in some of the most successful businesses in America, both family businesses and non-family businesses. One of the common denominator’s for success in both arenas is the ability to push yourself out of your comfort zone. In the world of personal fitness, I believe they call it creating […]
I’ve been studying Buddhism for several years as a mindset not a religion. In Buddhism they teach that the source of all suffering can be linked back to our thinking and expectations. Never has there been a greater set-up for personal frustration than working in a family business, a place rife with unmet expectations and family baggage! […]
I’ve had the privilege of facilitating family meetings and family retreats for many years. Even though I can see families getting stronger as a team, there are still members of the family that ask the same question every year: “Why do we have to have a family meeting?” The first answer I give is to reiterate that […]
Coach Pete describes the best plays he finds in the family business world. Edition 2. A dose of business coaching from Family Business Performance Center.