Commitment In Family Business

December 8, 2019

One of the secrets of successful multigenerational family businesses is their attention to three critical qualities within the family as a whole and as possessed by the person who will be their next leader These […]

Generosity And Connection

November 2, 2019

Sitting down to write today s blog piece I was thinking about several concepts related to family business Among these the difficulty of choosing the right successor the significance of shared family values the importance […]

On Taking Initiative

October 12, 2019

The only way to get initiative is to take it It s never given 1 That s the statement Seth Godin begins with in Initiative his October 10 2019 blog entry Initiative would seem indispensable […]

SWOT Analysis And Family Business

September 21, 2019

A SWOT Analysis is a valuable strategic-management tool for helping businesses of all types identify strengths and uncover weaknesses It pinpoints places where improvements are needed and spotlights pitfalls to be avoided It s also […]

Paul Klee And Late-Life Productivity

September 6, 2019

In prior postings I 8217 ve told stories about parents having difficulty letting go the reins of their family business and handing them off to the next generation stories of their inability to let go […]

The Hurdle Of Letting-Go

August 16, 2019

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome in the life of a family business is the reluctance if not outright inability of the founding parent to let go of the reins One of my first […]

Family Business Pros And Cons

May 23, 2019

I was recently asked what are the pros and cons of working in a family business Pausing for a second I responded that it s a family business I added that I did not mean […]

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