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BLOG | FAMILY DYNAMICS / GOVERNANCE

The 5Ds of Life: Cliff Notes & Challenge

Over the last few months, I have shared blogs about the 5Ds of Life – five life events that can derail your...

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BLOG | PEOPLE / TALENT

Why are your people thinking about leaving?

Recently we have heard a lot about the Great Resignation. Many of you have even experienced it. The numbers tell...

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BLOG | LEADERSHIP

The Wrong Side of the Bed

Steve Jobs famously wore the same outfit: black, long-sleeved turtleneck, dad jeans, New Balance sneakers. EVERY DAY… for YEARS. Why?

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BLOG | EXECUTION

Escape Analysis Paralysis with ONE Decision

In case you haven’t heard, building and growing a business is quite complex. It requires people, all of which have different perspectives, personalities...

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BLOG | FAMILY DYNAMICS / GOVERNANCE

Family Disagreements

When disagreements happen in a family business, they can have devastating life-long effects on the family, the business and the employees.

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BLOG | FAMILY DYNAMICS / GOVERNANCE

The Most Limiting Word

Words matter. Because we become what we think about. And words are an outcome of our thoughts, consciously or subconsciously...

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BLOG | LEADERSHIP

Take this story to heart

In January, I was working at my home office when I received a phone call from an unrecognized number. I don’t typically answer numbers that I don’t know...

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BLOG | FAMILY DYNAMICS / GOVERNANCE

Don’t Lose the House

Why did I leave a comfortable position in higher education to help family businesses grow, thrive, and create legacies? Here’s a little look behind the curtain.

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BLOG | FAMILY DYNAMICS / GOVERNANCE

Distress on the highway of life & business

While the internal impact of distress is both financial and emotional, the...

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BLOG | PEOPLE / TALENT

No Wrong Questions

I have a question for you... But first, let me start with some background. When I joined Compass Point as a Family Business Advisor...

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BLOG | FAMILY DYNAMICS / GOVERNANCE

Inconvenience vs Problem – Learn the Difference

Life is full of inconveniences. Life can be full of problems, too. There is a difference. A striking difference...

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BLOG | LEADERSHIP

Elf on the Shelf and the Elusive Doctor’s Note

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