One of the biggest days of my life was when I resigned my position as the Vice President of our 250-employee family business. It took years to reach that decision. Hopefully reading this article will accelerate the process in your decision-making. You can lose a lot of sleep and generate a lot of stomach acid […]
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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.
Disputes are a normal part of family business life. The problem is, when the disputes are not properly dealt with they can become corrosive, damaging and even lethal to the health of the business! Here are 4 tips to help you make sure your family disputes aren’t life threatening… Take a big breath Remember when […]
One of the most important skills to building strong and meaningful relationships and families is getting to really know each other. The first step in that process is to learn how to: Ask meaningful, thought provoking questions Learn to just listen (without judgment) For this Mother’s Day I wanted to give you a set of […]
In honor of National Siblings Day I thought I’d give you a simple exercise to improve sibling communication. An important part of family business succession is learning to create a strong team built upon respect and open communication. One key ingredient to building respect is to know how your performance is viewed by your teammates. […]
Mindset is so important. That’s why it’s one of the first skills we measure and develop in my Family Business Decathlon Coaching System. Think about it. Do a search on famous quotes by Henry Ford and the first one that comes up is, “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t — you’re […]