One of the nice things about having a business where you work with clients for years vs hours is that you develop friendships and a business relationship. Since I sold my last company in 2015, I can't say I miss all my old clients, but there were many of them that I respected and learned from … [Read more...] about Is There Life After Owning a Business?
In just a few short weeks, we've gone from a robust economic engine to sputtering along on a few cylinders. By now, all that work strategic planning work you did at the end of last year should show up. If no planning was done, then it's all reactionary decisions. Frankly, it's hard to predict … [Read more...] about The World is Temporarily Closed
When you invest your own money and operate your own business, you take pride in your independence. It’s MY business, you can tell yourself, in good times and bad. However, in a family business, it’s OUR business. When family members work together, there is always room for conflict. Emotions … [Read more...] about Passing the Torch in a Family Business
Tom Landry was an American football player and coach. He was the first head coach for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL. A position he held for 29 seasons. He holds records for 29 years consecutively coaching one team along with 20 consecutive winning seasons. It is quite an accomplishment even compared … [Read more...] about Stages of Employee Mentality – A Coaches Guide to Developing High Performance Teams