I heard Bill Belichick, Coach of the New England Patriots say, “Bowling and movie night is one of the most important and enjoyable nights for our team every year.” It’s hard to question his formula since Belichick has won six Super Bowls. That’s more than any other coach in NFL history! He went on to […]
Family Business Relationships
Perspectives on family business relationships, how different members within a family-owned business interact with one another and tips for successful communication.
I had a conversation with a 3rd generation family business player last week. It went something like this… “I was getting ready for the family meeting and I was thinking, ‘There’s no way this meeting is going to be successful.’” I asked her a simple question, “Can you see how YOUR MINDSET could actually have […]
What’s most important to today’s younger generation is to have a feeling that they are doing meaningful work. An important part of that is having a meaningful vision. Some family businesses haven’t updated their vision to help engage and inspire the next generation in business. Us “older gen” think – “If it ain’t broke don’t […]
How often do you head out for an important trip or family vacation and not have reservations or a map with directions? Hopefully never. Yet that’s what so many people do with one of the most important journeys of their lives — their professional journey and their family business journey. Before you and your family […]
Lee Watson started his equipment rental business, Kachina Rentals in 1974 in Sacramento, California. Lee has always prided himself on the fact that he has the largest rental fleet and the most competitive prices in the region. No one has a better rental business in the area. Lee is now in his mid-70s and is […]