Smoothing out squiggly-line relationships Summer travel…sometimes spending hours in the car driving with family or to see family. Sometimes driving to see a “whole lotta” family at family reunion. Fun? Maybe. That depends on a number of factors, including what the family genogram looks like. Families with a lot of ====== in their genograms probably do… [Read More]
It’s How You Build a Strong Organization What happens when a position on your team becomes vacant? When an opening occurs, are you caught off guard? If so, you are left with a gap in your team because no one is ready to step into the role vacated. You can be left with unhappy customers…. [Read More]
How Genograms Influence The Family Business While many family business advisors are adept at assessing the financial, organizational, and strategic systems in a family owned business, most shy away from probing the messy world of family relationship dynamics for fear of stirring up a hornet’s nest. And yet, developing a deep understanding of a family… [Read More]
5 Strategies for Sales Success You know that iconic song refrain…”Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” Yes, easy—easy to get caught up in all of the gardening, weddings, graduation parties, picnics, vacations, bike rides and evening walks. (Especially for those who live in the Northeast where summer weather only lasts a short three weeks to… [Read More]
“I’ve often talked about how important ritual is in providing a foundation – a foundation from which we can then change if we choose to.” This message is from Lisë Stewart, founder of the Galliard FBA Institute.