Working alongside your father in a family business can be a unique and rewarding experience. It offers the opportunity to learn, grow, and contribute to a shared legacy. However, this collaboration also presents its fair share of challenges. Learning to navigate these obstacles requires patience, acceptance, and a deep respect for one another, ultimately fostering […]
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3 Benefits From My Online Counseling Experience
Everyone can use a little bit of help along the way. Case in point. I’ve been facing some difficult issues within my own family and trying to think about the best way to respond to make the situation better. I wanted to see if there were other things I could be doing that might help […]
What if Family Members Are Treated Like Customers?
Think about what happens when you experience excellent customer service? I don’t know about you, but when I experience great customer service, I become a loyal and dedicated customer. External and Internal Customers As a small business coach, I’ve used the idea of internal and external customers with my clients for years. Here’s how I […]
3 Results From Taking the Family Business “High Road”
Every day family leaders get to decide whether they are going to take the high road or the low road as they face the challenges of today’s business world. The brain scientists have proven that when we take the high road we are: When we take the low road we are more likely to: I’d […]
Family Business Scorecard Reveals Your Landmines
One of the top things families appreciate in family business coaching is objectivity. Too often families get trapped in old ways of looking at each other and their situation. After 20 years of studying family business families, I’ve developed a simple, easy to use scorecard that helps families get an objective measurement of how they […]
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