Traditions…the heart of a business, my weekly perspective

Traditions.  What do you do to maintain them?  This blog post is not specifically related to your business.  If you are non-secular, you certainly understand rituals and traditions.  They are important to allow you to focus on the moment and … Continue reading

Strength in numbers – my weekly blog

Who will pitch in on difficult projects, sometimes without pay? Who will tolerate being underpaid? Who will give you honest and sometimes challenging feedback on strategic business decisions? A: family members of a family enterprise We often take for granted … Continue reading

The rules of family meetings – my weekly blog

Some thoughts about family meetings, especially for those meetings focusing on the family business.  From my experience, as the business goes through the generations, and more owners are at the table, the decisions and discussions can often be fraught with … Continue reading