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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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Family Business Consulting

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

Getting Started is Simple

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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.

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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.

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What our clients say about working with us

"We all have room for improvement no matter where we are in business or in life. FBI has been a great help to us, and it was eye opening where we needed to improve! If more contractors could just get a taste of the peer group/roundtable atmosphere, they would be hooked. Our peer group meetings are one of the most valuable times spent during the year. The ideas generated in each meeting are mind boggling, and they propel us to that next level. If someone ever says anything negative about a peer group, they are not putting in the time to yield the proper results."

Kent Bounds

President, Brazos Masonry

"Just finished our best year ever. Revenue up about 20%, profit up about 60%. Went through an extremely extensive third party audit just a few weeks ago, the highest level of most respected audit company in our industry. I was kicked out during the process (by the employees) as well as my son. I was amazed to find we scored 100%. We are far from perfect, however the auditor spent a lot of time on the floor talking to almost every employee and thought we were special. This would not have happened if we had not contacted the Family Business Institute and had them come in to work with us, and we listened. Thank you Wayne and your organization."

RJ Reed

President, Reed Food Technology

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