Fair Process for Decision Making in Family Businesses

Dear Richard, I have enjoyed reading your blog posts over the years. My parents are in the process of transitioning the ownership and management of our family’s business to my brother, sister, and me. All three of us are in our mid to late thirties and have worked our way up in the business for […]

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Being on a Roll, Part 2: Removing the Obstacles to Having an Effortless and Thriving Personal and Family Life

As we discussed previously, if we are going to be “on a roll” in our personal, business, and family lives, focusing on what is going right will generate more of those things that are going well.  Having this focus is like plugging ourselves into an unlimited personal source of power. In contrast, focusing on what’s […]

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Anxiety

On Sunday evening, January 3, most of us went to bed happy and content after a great holiday season spent with our families and loved ones. The next morning, we woke up to a firestorm in the financial markets. China’s stock markets had plunged 7% and were promptly shut down as a result. Almost instantly, […]

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