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  • TEST DRIVING THE FAMILY BUSINESS

    by Jared Byas, Family Business Advisor One of the most important concepts we teach is that management and ownership are different. They have different roles and responsibilities in a company, legally and practically. If you...Read More →

  • What’s Your Legacy?

    by Beth Goshow, Communications Assistant Yesterday we learned about “Ways to Retire While Preserving the Legacy for the Next Generation”. Thought leaders Paula Barrett from RKL and Andy Santana from Fox Rothschild, along with our...Read More →

  • 4 Generations in the Workplace: How Can We All Get Along?

    by Laura Chapman, Director, Lacher & Associates, DVFBC Premier FORUM Sponsor How can we successfully manage and engage the multi-generational workforce? One important strategy is to engage the individual. Each of your employees has unique needs...Read More →

  • The Cause & Calling of the Rising Gen in Family Firms

    by Scott Hackman, Partner, Family Business Advisor As I chair peer groups for Rising Generation Leaders in business families, I observe two important motivating factors in the rising generation. These two factors really can impact...Read More →

  • 3 Lesser Known Principles Required for Effective Family Business Leadership

    by Scott Hackman, Partner, Family Business Advisor Last week I was reading John Engles’ article on the 12 Markers of High Functioning Leadership and realized that they are important markers for testing successors and building...Read More →

  • What Mountains Will Your Family Business Climb in 2016?

    by Sally Derstine, Managing Partner, Family Business Advisor Last month we met with a family who has a very successful business. But, as is all too common, the relationship & communication between the three partners,...Read More →

  • Mind the Gap

    by Jared Byas, Family Business Advisor We have encouraged all our members to read Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly, a book about feeling worthy and the power of vulnerability. In this blog series we wanted to offer...Read More →

  • The Vulnerability Armory

    by Jared Byas, Family Business Advisor We have encouraged all our members to read Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly, a book about feeling worthy and the power of vulnerability. In this blog series we wanted to offer...Read More →

  • Understanding and Combating Shame

    by Jared Byas, Family Business Advisor We have encouraged all our members to read Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly, a book about feeling worthy and the power of vulnerability. In this blog series we wanted to offer...Read More →

  • Debunking the Vulnerability Myths

    by Jared Byas, Family Business Advisor We have encouraged all our members to read Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly, a book about feeling worthy and the power of vulnerability. In this blog series we wanted to offer...Read More →