Family Business Success
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Family Business Consulting
Create a plan for intelligent growth that leaves an enduring legacy for your family.
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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.
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.
What our clients say about working with us
“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
"The process with the Family Business Institute has been wonderful. Mike Lyons knows how to get the most out of us and is bringing out the best we have to offer. It’s been great to get things out in the open, set goals, and have plans. Mike’s insight into people is his greatest strength; he knows how to read people and respond appropriately."Paula Rosen
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