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Bill Provett is a family business consultant who has been active in a variety of domestic and international industries including construction, manufacturing, electronics, telecommunications, and automotive as a consultant and agent of change.

Bill has a BS in Electrical Engineering. He is an MBA and is a licensed General Contractor. While working in the telecommunications industry for ITT and Northern Telecom at the Vice President and General Manager levels, he managed over 3,000 employees and was responsible for a business division with over $100 million in annual sales.

During his 20 years of business consulting, Bill has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as United Technologies Automotive and Flowserve. Since joining The Family Business Institute in 2002, Bill has worked with dozens of family and closely-held companies from all across the country.

Bill has over 40 years of experience as an internal and external consultant in the business world.

Recent Posts

A Key Planning Component – The SWOT Analysis

Both Dennis and Wayne extoll the benefits of robust strategic planning all the time, but how do you actually do it? What are the components? One very important part is the SWOT Analysis. Please tune in this week as Wayne drills down into this planning tool and advises...

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Building High Trust Teams in a Low Touch World

We all know trust is vital to building and sustaining effective teams, but it’s especially challenging in the new normal hybrid work environment. Watch Digging Deeper this week as Dennis shares actionable tips for improving trust and performance on your teams. We’d...

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It’s a New Year! Now What Do I Do?

High achieving contractors tend to be very hard on themselves – their own harshest critics you might say. We tend to dwell on our failures or shortcomings of last year in efforts to learn and challenge ourselves to be better contractors. But is this the right way to...

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