Great teams and great organizations have a culture of accountability. There’s no denying that. In family business, accountability can be a source of contention. Great coaches and coaching leaders can help teams understand the importance of accountability. Think about it for a moment. What level of success can any business sustain without being accountable for […]
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.
After years of talking to family business families, one topic that comes up often is support, or should I say lack of support. When it comes right down to it, what most people want is to feel supported. Sadly, we often struggle to learn how to be supportive of our family members. Learning to express […]
One day last year, out of nowhere, I had a sharp pain in my right shoulder. I’m not even sure how it happened or where it came from quite honestly. What I did know was that it was seriously impacting my happiness and my ability to sleep at night! As I was thinking about it […]
Most families resist having outsiders. I get it. Our family was no different. Yet, an experienced, talented family advisor can provide much-needed objectivity. We all know how hard it can be to step out of our situation and have an unbiased view. In our work with families, so many times there are differences of opinions […]
You’ve heard sayings like, “Behind every great man is a great woman!” (I’ve seen that firsthand in so many family businesses.) Here’s another one for you, “Behind every great family business is a great family!” Let’s face it – I’ve had the opportunity to work around some really great businesses that have not reached their […]