Hiring, Firing and Retaining

Hiring, Firing and Retaining

Universal Colors: How a Mother and her Daughters became Leaders in an Unlikely Industry

Universal Colors: How a Mother and her Daughters became Leaders in an Unlikely Industry

Universal Colors, a Peruvian family business manufacturing protective industrial and marine coatings, knows how to weather a storm. Its founder, Juana Antonia Espinoza Reyes, became...
Hiring in the Family Business

Hiring Relatives in the Family Business

Quentin Fleming knows the tact that family businesses must exercise when hiring or firing family members. As a small-business consultant, Quentin Fleming discovered that family...
Love, Money, Power and Sibling Rivalry

Love, Money, Power and Sibling Rivalry

A leading expert in the field of family business dynamics, Clinical Therapist, Advisor and the Author of two books, Love, Power and Money: Family...
Strength in Separation – Keeping Family and Business Matters Apart

Strength in Separation – Keeping Family and Business Matters Apart

Kathy Kolbe built her enterprise, Kolbe Corp, to help Fortune 500 companies, business executives and leaders in every sector excel using a system that...
The Gig Economy and the Future of Family Business

The Gig Economy and the Future of Family Business

The philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti said, "One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end." He probably wasn't...
Overcoming Sibling Rivalry in the Family Business

Overcoming Sibling Rivalry in the Family Business

Edwin Hoover helps family businesses manage family conflict using the tools and strategies first outlined in Getting Along in Family Business: The Relationship Intelligence...
Monkey Business Catering – a Family’s Non-Linear Road to Success

Monkey Business Catering – a Family’s Non-Linear Road to Success

In 2001, the Thompsons were forced to sell their farm but remained resolute, driven to define success on their own terms....
Rossi Boots: The Transformation of a Century-old Legacy

Rossi Boots: The Transformation of a Century-old Legacy

Rossi Boots has had first-hand experience dealing with the unprecedented retail disruption of the last two decades. Their realisation: more than a century designing,...
Jetwing: Sri Lanka's People-Centric Hospitality Giant

Jetwing: Sri Lanka’s People-Centric Hospitality Giant

For more than four decades, family-owned hospitality group Jetwing has shared Sri Lanka's unparalleled beauty with the world by booking itineraries and hosting visitors...
Humtown: Visual Earning in Manufacturing

Humtown: Visual Earning in Manufacturing

When the economic recession hit America's industrial heartland, second-generation owner Mark Lamoncha used technology to empower his team members and save his family business. Humtown...