Dividends, and family owners, my weekly blog

Dividends are intended to provide a return to shareholders of the family business. Paying dividends may not necessarily be financially motivated because the internal rate of return on funds reinvested in the business may make the capital allocation of paying … Continue reading

Family employment, best practices – my weekly blog

In a prior blog, I outlined the three circle model. Today, I will describe this model in the context of family employment. Many a family business has become fiscally challenged as the number of family members relying on compensation from … Continue reading

It’s about taking risks – maybe not a do it yourself project, my weekly blog

Risk in your business. You encounter this challenge everyday in your business. Should you add a new product line? Expand the geographical businesses’ reach outside of current markets? The risks that I am writing about today are not about the … Continue reading