Hi, it’s Family Business Coach Pete Walsh! I hope you realize the best athletes in the world practice the fundamentals over and over again. Olympic athletes, professional baseball, football, soccer – you name it, they practice to be the best. This month I want to challenge your team to take a few minutes and review […]
Leadership in Family Business
In a family business, an individual's leadership can empower the company and create opportunity, but it can also be misunderstood when directed at other family members in the business. Mastering this delicate communication is possible with the right tools and perspectives.
Conflict is inevitable. It’s normal. It can be an important ingredient in building a strong family team. The goal is not to have conflict. In fact, the goal is to learn to lean into the conflict and get better at navigating your way through it. The last goal would be to learn from it. Having […]
Most of us need to get better at expressing genuine appreciation. People tell me, “I don’t need to hear that I’m appreciated.” I don’t believe it. We can all benefit from knowing we are appreciated by others. Sometimes I think we withhold our appreciation because we have other complaints or concerns about a person. We […]
What’s your dream for yourself and your family this year? Is it big, bold and courageous? This is not a dress rehearsal. This is your life. Right here. Right now. Great family leaders dream big and help expand their families’ view of what’s possible. Twenty years ago I came up with a dream of being […]
The best performers know the importance of regular self-reflection and self-evaluation. Strong family coaches and leaders inspire this behavior in their team. Start this year by sending a note to your team/family It could sound something like this… (feel free to cut and paste this into your own email). TO: TeamFROM: President/Mom/Dad/LeaderRE: Annual Self-Reflection and […]