6 Quick Ways To Tell If Your Business Needs Teambuilding

Have you ever walked into a business, a fast food restaurant, a bank, and been greeted with, well, nothing? Here are some early signs the business has team problems: Employees look disinterested No one looks at or acknowledges you They all look bored to death When you... Read »

Turning Over the Reins of the Family Business

Susie and I always say that it takes a commitment to healthy relationships, positive communication, and a common vision to run a family business effectively. The leader of a family business must be able to understand and foster RQ, Relationship Intelligence not only... Read »

How to Deal with Conflict in Family Business

In last week’s post, I outlined 8 “false assumptions” about family-owned businesses. This week—conflict in family business. If you’re in business, conflict is inevitable. If not managed well, it can ruin a business. And if it’s a family business, it’s a fact that... Read »

8 Myths of Running a Family Business

I love being in business with my wonderful wife, Susie. She’s a brilliant marketing strategist and leadership advisor, someone I rely on constantly for her insight, warmth, and skill—in both our personal AND business lives. And though I’d be loathe to speak for her, I... Read »

7 Habits of Effective Servant Leaders

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been talking a lot about servant leadership. I shared why servant leadership is so effective.  I shared the 10 vital characteristics of servant leadership. But I’ve received several questions from people who want to know how to put... Read »