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How Do They Do It?

The McGregors had a successful multigenerational farm business. Their kids grew up and wanted to work in the family operation. They got married and thought their spouses should be included. As parents and business owners, they’re interested in growing the operation while maintaining their financial security… What would you do?

"I've graduated! Now what?"

I’m never surprised by the influx of kids who want to come back and work in the family operation. I am, however, amazed by how quickly parents forget…

Far More Rewarding Than You Think

The more I visit with owners regarding succession issues, the more I realize people hesitate to enter the planning process, because it seems overwhelming.

Capitalize on Your "Home Field" Advantage

The following is an article from the Coaching Tips column in my monthly enewsletter LearningEdge Monthly.  Please read on to see what you can learn about being a better supervisor from "home Field" advantyage in sports.

Perspective Helps

For perspective, stop and consider for a moment, the beginning of the 20th century, though simplistically appealing, was also abysmally primitive – especially compared to the advancements of today. The 1900s were an era of tuberculosis, typhoid, sanitariums, child labor, horse manure, candles, 12-hour work days, tenements, slaughter houses, and outhouses.