Strategy, setting a direction for your family enterprise – my weekly perspective

Many businesses focus on the immediate issues and the need for daily operational decisions. Some businesses do not have nor make the time to spend on strategic planning for the business. This often can result in great short term operating … Continue reading

What is a family business? – my weekly perspective

A family business is any for profit enterprise with a purpose for family employment and to make a profit.  The size of a family business can range from the corner grocery store to a major enterprise, employing thousands.  The Kohler … Continue reading

Exit alternatives from your business – my weekly perspective

When you decide that it is time to go, what are your alternative courses of action? You can consider a number of creative and not so obvious means to enable you to gracefully exit the business. These include: – outright … Continue reading

Financial literacy, it is never too late – my weekly perspective

I saw an article about the Vancouver based reality series, the Ultra Rich Chinese Women of Vancouver. One of the group, to be provocative , said that she knew her dad was rich but did not know what he did … Continue reading