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FIRING A FAMILY MEMBER

If you think firing a long time employee is difficult, try firing a family member. As daunting the task, sometimes it’s necessary. Any major firing threatens  to disrupt a business, creating fear and anxiety. But the ripples from firing a family … Continue reading

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Ancient Wisdom for Today

“What’s the most important thing I need to know to be successful in my family’s business?” asked the young MBA student with his soft Southern accent. This question after I had just been interviewed by his professor for over an … Continue reading

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What does it take to make it as a next gen leader?

Our colleagues Asa Bjornberg and John Ward have both spent considerable time reflecting on and analyzing the answers to this question.  Their sage advice:  cherish what was as you embrace what will be.  Base your entrepreneurial initiatives on the spirit … Continue reading

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