Unconditional love! You’ve got to be kidding right! No seriously. Life is short and we need to do everything we can to make the family business experience rewarding and enjoyable. Practice Unconditional Love Start off by practicing unconditional love for your family members. I know it sounds like a big stretch. It felt like a […]
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Family businesses have unique characteristics that can either drive success or create discord. Our goal is to help every family-owned company get on, and stay on the path to success.
Sometimes working in the family business can feel like an arranged marriage. You might have a group of people who were brought together with good intentions. Yet true love, their true passion isn’t happening. So then the question becomes: What, if anything, do we do about that? The answer is clear. Life is too short […]
Great leaders set the tone. You don’t have to be around them very long to get a sense of what they’re all about. The same thing is true for great families. The tone is set at the beginning of the year with great family leaders. I have one client who has his team declare their […]
Most families have a few annual rituals that happen this time of year. They could be gathering for a meal, exchanging gifts and expressing gratitude, for instance. The families we serve want to take the right steps to create a strong, successful and sustainable family business that can be a source of family purpose and […]
Think about your family and your family business like a soup, or a casserole. A tasty soup becomes great by combining a unique mix of ingredients with just the right amount of preparation and heat. As you approach the holiday season, I thought I’d share my recipe for making your family and your family business […]