One of the top things families appreciate in family business coaching is objectivity. Too often families get trapped in old ways of looking at each other and their situation. After 20 years of studying family business families, I’ve developed a simple, easy to use scorecard that helps families get an objective measurement of how they […]
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.
It’s great to have spent time with so many different families over the past 20 years. I get to see what works and what doesn’t. I have the chance to work with so many highly effective leaders. The most effective, successful leaders are proactive. These leaders are thinking two steps ahead of their family and […]
I have the pleasure and honor to get to be a part of many very strong, sustainable families. I’ve noticed a common theme – strong leaders. Here’s a list of high value traits you can consider as you look at the leadership in your own family. Also included are traits you might want to evolve […]
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 […]
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 […]