The Value of a Spring Day

There are so many factors that can throw your project timelines off course. With so many moving parts and – inevitably – surprises along the way, how do you ensure your projects finish on time? Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis shares a real-life example of how...

Making Better – and Faster! – Decisions

The decision making processes in many family businesses are, to put in bluntly, broken. Failing to make timely decisions creates confusion, destroys momentum, nullifies competitive advantages, and discourages your employees. Watch our blog this week as Wayne shares...

How to Have Greater Impact in Your Meetings

Even in today’s fast-paced contracting world, the little things still make a big difference. Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis talks the impact that simple, heartfelt gestures can have. We’d love to hear what steps you’re taking in your organizations to...

Why Should You Join a Peer Group?

Know the old saying “it’s lonely at the top?” Research shows that working and learning with peers has the power to transform your business and give you more time to do the things you want to do. Watch our blog this week as Wayne shares the transformational power of...

Start Every Conversation with a Personal Question

Win-win communications can foster great work relationships and promote trust between partners. Sometimes that’s easier said than done; what’s a good tactic for starting business conversations on the right foot? Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis shares insight...

Setting SMART Goals

Everyone, at some point in time, has gone about the process of setting goals only to find they didn’t know where to start, it was too time consuming, or goal setting just wasn’t for them. That’s too bad because setting SMART goals can make a real difference in both...

Safety is a Value, Production is a Goal

The new year is a great time to review your workplace culture – including its safety component. For a culture of safety to catch on, you shouldn’t prioritize it. Value it. Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis talks about the importance of encouraging a safety...

Happy New Year

2019 was a great year, and 2020 looks promising too. As we head into the new year, here is a quick, simple exercise you can do to help set the tone for your new year’s goals. We look forward to hearing about your new year’s resolutions. Please share with us in the...

Merry Christmas!

May this Christmas be bright and cheerful and may the New Year begin on a prosperous note. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your friends at The Family Business...

Drive vs. Greed

There is a thin line between drive and greed. The distinction is obvious – betterment for self instead of betterment for all. Being driven by greed is a flaw that will, at some point, cripple a leader’s effectiveness. Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis...