Challenging Myths with a Group Reality Experience: Facilitating family enterprise members learning in forum groups
Facilitating more than 120 meetings over seven years with family enterprise members in forum groups has given me a rare and privileged opportunity to see family business myths discussed, challenged, and role-played.
Thoughts on the Myths and Realities of Structure: An advisor’s experience over time
Twelve people hungry for change are gathered in a room, even though they have strong reservations that anything can change.
Myths and Utopias for a Never-Ending Project: An interview with Jaume Tomás Carulla
“I am an entrepreneur, because I don’t know how to do anything else,” is one of the phrases from the interview that might help to define Jaume Tomás Carulla’s versatile nature.
The Myth of Working with the Family System
Myth: The consulting focus should be on the entire family system only. Reality: Focusing on the individual earlier in the consulting process may help bring needed change.
Myths, Realities And The Family Office CFOs’ Leap Of Faith
Not many choose to be a professor, tax partner or an entrepreneur in their school essays querying aspirations.
Next Generation Leadership: Learning from the past and preparing for the future
When I was young, I waited every morning with great anticipation for my Dad to take me to Grandpa’s farm. We would spend long days caring for animals and working in the fields.
The Evolving Role of Family Enterprise Boards
An audio interview with Kristi Daeda who leads the governance practice with The Family Business Consulting Group.
Myth: The goal of any family business is to maximize Profits
A case: One beautiful, sunny day, Edward, 73, sat back at his desk and assessed his life. He was living the dream—with one exception. He had several homes, a devoted second wife, and he spoke with his best friends every day. However, his business was failing. Over the past ten years, he had hired many of his best friends to lead various divisions of his manufacturing company, and Edward and his GMs were having a ball. The company manufactured sporting goods that he and his friends used all the time. Unfortunately, the
Are the Myths Your Clients Believe about Value Hurting Their Family Business?
Your clients are savvy business owners. But are some of the beliefs they have about the value of their operations holding them back? See if these sound familiar.