Posts Tagged ‘women’

Choosing Our Direction

Guest post by Samantha Fleming, Family Council, Shady Brook Farm Four years ago, my husband’s family’s business joined DVFBC in the hopes of finding great tools to become better leaders in their business. For much of that time, I have been a supportive observer with little or no role directly in the business. My time was…

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Celebrating Women

This weekend I thoroughly enjoyed celebrating (and being celebrated) for Mother’s Day surrounded by my family, including my dear Mom, sister, daughters, extended family AND grandbaby. Over the past 26 years, it’s been my sacred privilege to guide women (and men) as they climb their Family Business Mountains. These women are presidents, managers, co-preneurs, shareholders, board directors, wives,…

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Leaders Seek Heat

Baby chicks, seeds, and leaders. My husband, Ben, grew up on a farm in Michigan and when our children were small, he did not want his “townie” children to get too far from their roots. At different times, there were trays of seeds growing, with the help of a heat lamp, in our bedroom. On…

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