Coming up with a good process and solid plan for succession is probably one of the most important duties of a family business leader. I get to work with many professionals in the field of family business consulting. They come to me and ask for advice on how to help their family business clients. Here’s […]
Family Business Communication
Communication is key in every family business. Find ways to overcome or circumvent the problems that can arise when communication breaks down.
You only have this one life. You have choices. You can bounce along and “go with the flow” or you can “dream big and aim high!” For twenty years I’ve watched and provided encouragement and support as clients make a decision to want a happier, more fulfilling life for themselves. It’s been so rewarding watching as […]
Let’s face it, most family relationships can be a bit challenging. Nothing says heartburn and stomach acid quite as well as a Thanksgiving dinner with extended family. This season try this simple, four-ingredient recipe to have a more enjoyable and stress-free Thanksgiving experience. 1. Bring the Right Mindset Attitude is everything. If you’re already getting […]
Responsibility should be a cornerstone of your family’s development plan. If you think about it, at the end of the day every family needs people who demonstrate the ability to be responsible members of the family. Too often nowadays people lose sight of the notion of personal responsibility. I was listening to a podcast this […]
Most family business issues can be traced back to a communication issue. A few examples might be: Lack of clear expectations Unhealthy relationships left unresolved Lack of shared vision and values One of the things I value and try to bring to my work is to be practical. Rather than high-level theory, I want to […]