Four Fatal Flaws in Family Business Estate Planning

Business leaders spend enormous amounts of time, energy, and hard dollars creating estate plans for their family businesses. But are they really creating foolproof estate plans – or are there huge potential holes in most of them? Watch our blog this week as Wayne...

What Do You Need To CLEAN UP?

Do you ever feel busy but not productive? What can you learn from today’s “tidying” craze? And why might tidying or cleaning up be a game changer for you? Watch our blog this week as Wayne explains the importance of CLEANING UP and presents you with...

Does Working Hard REALLY Pay Off?

Working in the trenches can lead us to believe that hard work will guarantee a prosperous career. But does hard work really pay off? Why do some people perform better at work than others? Watch our blog this week as Wayne reference a Wall Street Journal Bestseller...

What is Psychological Safety?

Studies show that the number one driver of high performing teams is a feeling of psychological safety. As a leader, an essential responsibility is to create a safe and respectful workplace. Watch our blog this week as Wayne defines psychological safety and delivers...

Three Ways You May Be Hurting Your Employees’ Productivity

A productive workforce lowers costs, increases profitability and allows for innovation, and an unproductive workforce leads to less profits, demotivation and ultimately less work productivity. What leaders often fail to realize is that their leadership approach has a...

The Three Kinds of Family Business Decisions

Family businesses struggle to make decisions as they weigh impact on both the company and the family. Watch our blog this week as Wayne talks about the different kinds of decisions, how to easily categorize them, and how to “decide how to decide” for...

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

At The Family Business Institute, we have worked with hundreds of construction companies and other family businesses helping them transform their companies and their lives. However, most of our clients have been rather large companies, and we really haven’t had an...

Where Does Morale Come From?

Low employee morale is a silent killer of workplace productivity and performance. As the leader, it is your responsibility to step up and make your organization’s morale a top project. Watch our blog this week as Wayne discusses the four sources of employee morale and...

You’ve Got Mail

The ever changing macro economy and competitive landscape has time and again compelled businesses, big and small, to reframe and discover new capabilities. Sooner or later, even the most successful business will need to reinvent itself to stay in the game. As the...

The Top 6 Trends Shaping Family Businesses in 2019

As 2019 kicks into high gear, there are six major trends emerging for family firms. Watch our blog this week as Wayne summarizes what you should be aware of in 2019. We would love to hear what you are seeing and we look forward to having your comments. Download the...