Blurred lines – your ever changing roles in the business, my weekly perspective

Looking at your business from different perspectives can lead you to innovative thought and possibly a stronger business. You probably are aware of your three distinct roles in the business: 1. leader-employee, 2. family member, and 3. owner. In your … Continue reading

Talking about wealth – an approach to succession, my weekly perspective

Storytime. There once was a rich person who on the outside showed all the signs of the western ideal of wealth, a big house, fancy car, vacations, a yacht and an airplane. I use the word rich to distinguish what … Continue reading

Sudden wealth syndrome – some thoughts, my weekly perspective

“If a man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until we know how he employs it.” – Socrates I have seen this same story replayed too many times. A family sells its business and is left … Continue reading