Meet Wayne Rivers

Keynote Speaker | Author | Leadership Coach

Inspiring Leadership | Multiplying Success

Your goals and objectives are our focus. Whether you know exactly what you are looking for or are just looking for ideas, we will work with you to understand your audience.

About Wayne

Wayne Rivers is among the most in-demand family and closely held business experts for conventions, conferences, retreats, meetings, and higher education. He will educate, engage, and inspire your audience with his insights, experience, and depth of first-hand knowledge.

Family Business Speech Topics

We work to meet the needs of each organization with which we affiliate. Your event is unique, and we will want to help you find the perfect topic and theme – and still stay within your budget.

Listed below are the topics on which we are commonly asked to present along with a listing of some of our most sought after presentations. Please contact us for a customized proposal for your event.

Signature Keynote Presentations
  • The Top Nine Reasons Family Businesses Fail – and the Eight Building Blocks for Creating a SUSTAINABLE Closely Held Business – Unlike anything else available in the family business literature, The Top Nine Reasons Family Businesses Fail – and the Eight Building Blocks for Creating a SUSTAINABLE Closely Held Business helps business owners and their families understand potential pitfalls and – most importantly – offers practical “how to” advice on turning their companies and their lives around to have more success, harmony, and happiness.
  • The Top 10 Reasons Construction Companies SUCCEED – Crafted specifically for commercial contractors and using FBI’s extensive proprietary data, Wayne details what makes the most successful contractors so good – not like other speeches who dwell on why they fail.
  • Moving Your Business A Generation Ahead – Explains the importance of and barriers to succession planning. Features a 12 step success strategy for family business succession planning
  • Prescriptions For a Healthy Family Business – How to create the most effective family business and promote sustainability using professional vs. entrepreneurial management strategies.
  • How to Resolve and Reduce Conflict in the Family Business – Get the most out of your family business by constructively resolving conflict with your family and non-family employees.
General Speech Topics
  • Strategic Planning and Thinking
  • Family Business Succession and Transition
  • Family and Business Smart Estate Planning

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