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Building Better Contractors

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Contractor Business Boot Camp

Give your nextgen leaders the opportunity to learn the business of construction and the key leadership skills they will need to successfully perform their jobs tomorrow.

CEO Performance Roundtables

Use the power of peers and collaborate with others in your industry to break through the barriers holding you back.

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Business Consulting

Create a plan for intelligent growth that leaves an enduring legacy for your family and your business.

Getting Started is Simple

Schedule a Call

First you’ll talk with one of our highly trained advisors who will take the time to get to know and understand you, your family, and your business. Let’s determine what your vision of success looks like so we can help you create a plan that gets you there.

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Design a
Plan

Every family business is unique. Once we have analyzed and diagnosed your strengths and weaknesses, we’ll design a plan tailored specifically for you, your family, and your business.

Grow Your Business

Implementation is the key. Put the business you love on track to grow and prosper for decades to come.

Don't Lose the Joy of Owning a Business

 

With so much information available today, how do you know where to start or what the right plan actually is? How do you avoid the conflicts and pitfalls that have historically derailed even very successful family owned businesses?

For over 25 years, Family Business Institute has been working with business families to establish long term plans that benefit generation after generation by addressing the real and unique needs that challenge – and even threaten – them. We’ll help you create a game plan that works, and we’re confident you can extend your success into the decades ahead.

Kind Words

What our clients say about working with us

"Brexton volunteered to host the first [AGC PRO] meeting in October 2015 after several months of data collecting and benchmarking. In early December 2015 we had a follow up strategic planning session with FBI's John Mayes and the results were phenomenal for my team and myself. The entire FBI staff have been incredibly responsive and exhibits professional excellence in all aspects of their service."

Tim Galvin

CEO, Brexton Consulting

"Wayne Rivers provides a very practical approach to family business planning. Through his step-by-step strategic planning process, our members walked away with tools and techniques they could immediately put into use in their families and businesses. Drawing on his own experience as a business owner, and witty sense of humor, Wayne presented our attendees with great insight, transferable ideas, and several valuable resources."

Nicole Bettinger

Operations Manager, University of Wisconsin

Recent Posts

Is Stress Always Bad?

This week’s vlog is another counterintuitive one and, thankfully, the last in a very short series. If we’re brutally honest with ourselves, we must admit that construction is a very stressful industry. There is unrelenting pressure to get jobs done on time and on...

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Is Pessimism Good for You?

Let’s start with a caveat: Pessimism should probably NOT be your default setting if you want to be successful in the construction business. Cockeyed optimists like Wayne might dismiss or rebel at the idea that pessimism can be a positive. Isn’t it a drag on creativity...

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