Unique Challenges of Family Business

And What to Do About Them Madeline and Michael are 2 of 3 siblings that own a local manufacturing company. They sought my help because they were unable to resolve a major disagreement… Madeline wanted to aggressively expand and Michael wanted to stay local and work on... Read »

A Vision for Small Business

Myth #1:  A vision for small business owners isn’t necessary… those are for big corporations. Besides, a vision for small business owners take too much time especially since they’re busy running every aspect of the company. Fact:  As a small business owner, you won’t... Read »

How to find good people

How to find good people is a top concern for nearly all my clients. The solution doesn’t lie in how to find good people as much as it does in preparing your company for the workforce as it today vs how it used to be.  There’s a future workforce and we need to prepare... Read »

3 Step Process to Practice Candor

 Last week I wrote that you aren’t being nice when you lack candor in your conversations—it isn’t caring to string your employees along with indirect words containing mixed messages that leave them guessing at what you really meant. It isn’t good for your family... Read »