Skills for emotionally charged conversations Do you ever find yourself working in a group setting, such as a family meeting, where you need to utilize all your best coaching skills? If you’d like to learn some tips and techniques from a group of experienced coaches, who often work in emotionally-charged family settings, check out this… [Read More]
Welcome to the Resource Library, a project of the Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute. Here's the full collection. Some content is available for members only.
One Man’s Journey to Better Understand Succession Planning In FOBs My name is Matthew Kerzner and I am a product of a family business. I grew up working for my Dad’s drug stores. However, I knew I didn’t want to become a pharmacist, and neither did any of my siblings, so he eventually sold his… [Read More]
Porcupines & Happiness: a mixed blessing! Four little porcupines crawled into their lair, to escape the cold and blowing snow, each moving to his or her separate corner in the dark. After a few minutes, they began to inch closer together for warmth and comfort from the chilly air. But as soon as they got… [Read More]
You can use the information you will learn in this webinar recording to educate and advise your clients, evaluate your own practices, and also to know when you or a client might need the assistance of a forensic accountant or CPA specialist.
A Conversation on Cybersecurity From phishing to ransomware, everyone is at risk. Help your clients to better understand the world of cyber-threats, identify their risks and vulnerabilities and deploy practices to protect their businesses. In this webinar, hear from Lisë Stewart, founder of the Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute, and Lena Licata, Director at EisnerAmper… [Read More]
Drowning in a Sea of Prosperity Jake poured over his financial statements, looking for any glimmer of hope that might spell a reprieve in his daily, weekly, monthly grind. Every year told the same story… “This year I’ll be able to set more aside for myself. I’ll get that line of credit paid for and… [Read More]
Op-Ed from Lisë Stewart The guard barked at Sophie, as she clutched her two young, terrified children. “Which one?!” “Which one!!?” Confused, not understanding, she asked what he meant. “Which one do you choose to live?” Frantic, crying, pleading…as he threatened to take them both, she let go of her little girl and screamed as… [Read More]
Money, Money, Money! What does a successful family business do with all that wealth!? Learn about the purpose and value of a Family Office, including recommended steps to prepare a family business for developing a ‘family enterprise model’ and preparing to enter into a Family Office relationship. In this webinar, Galliard Founder Lisë Stewart shares… [Read More]
On Level Of Engagement And Intent To Leave A Company Psychological capital (Psy Cap) can be best defined as an overall positive state of mind. There are four main aspects: 1) hope, 2) self-efficacy, 3) optimism and 4) resiliency. All four of these aspects have an impact on workplaces relationships and engagement levels at work. Psy Cap can… [Read More]
The Nuances of Preserving Land-Intensive Family Businesses As family business advisors, we’re very familiar with the coming crisis of family business succession as the Baby Boomer generation transitions out. Family farms, agritainment (or agrotourism) operations, and family forests face the same challenges and one of the largest family farm and forest transitions in history is… [Read More]