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Risk Management: A Multi-Faceted Challenge

Risk management should be considered part of the strategic planning process, versus a distinct initiative. It is not a separate project. Awareness of what risks you face in your business, and a process for mitigating those risks lead to better-informed decisions and increases the likelihood of realizing your strategic goals.

 
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Barb Dartt Joins FBCG Ownership Group

“It is with great pleasure and much enthusiasm that the owners announce and welcome Barb Dartt as our newest owner and partner,” said Steve McClure, principal owner and chair of The Family Business Consulting Group.

 
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The Family Business Consulting Group Welcomes Tom Emigh

Tom Emigh is a consultant with The Family Business Consulting Group motivated by Mission, Values and Leadership. He is passionate about helping family businesses pursue a successful and compelling mission through developing individuals and owning families to become better at everything they do.

 
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Should We Hold, Sell or Consolidate Ownership of the Family Business? Navigating the Discussion and Decision Process

The long-term vision of multi-generational continuity of the family’s business is a common topic among our client families. Inevitably, the challenging discussion around “Should we hold, sell or consolidate ownership of the family business?” comes up among family members. What defines success is different for every family, but a key ingredient for both business continuity and family harmony is for family shareholders to be aligned in their vision for the family enterprise.

 
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Family Businesses Need Legal Documents that Go Beyond Estate Plans

The best legal advice for any family business owner is always specific to the needs of the individuals and their business. Taking into consideration how the actions of any owner will impact the others. Planning for the continuity of family wealth and an operating business that can continue to generate wealth for generations to come requires more than tax efficiency.

 
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Aileen Miziolek Joins The Family Business Consulting Group

Aileen Miziolek is a consultant with The Family Business Consulting Group specializing in continuity planning for family businesses and thoughtful transfer of intergenerational wealth. She works closely with families and leadership teams, supporting them in navigating the complexities that make family business, as well as life and wealth transitions, challenging.

 
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What Comes First: Entitlement or Enablement?

When that person is a part of a family business, the sense of entitlement can wreak havoc in the enterprise. Perhaps that person feels entitled to a C-suite position they haven’t earned. Maybe they don’t want a job at all – just distributions. But where it really gets sticky is when the entitled family member makes assumptions or demands about their position with respect to leadership or ownership.

 
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Team Building in the Next Generation: Preparing Future Leaders

Vulnerability, trust, shared experience, familiarity and education are essential for fostering successful teams within the next generation. With proper planning and attention to these elements, families can support the development of strong next-gen teams. Stronger next-gen teams produce committed ownership groups and deeper commitment to family values.

 
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Stephanie Brun de Pontet Joins FBCG Ownership Group

“It is with great pleasure and much enthusiasm that we welcome Stephanie as our newest owner and partner,” announced Stephen McClure, principal consultant. “She has long been a leading contributor to our firm’s growth, internal processes, intellectual leadership, camaraderie and most important: high-value services to our clients. Her well-deserved addition to the ownership group will be felt for years to come as FBCG advances its mission of helping family firms prosper across generations.”

 
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Succeeding at Succession

What’s essential in each generation is to ask and answer: What is the purpose of our proactively engaging as an extended family? Of staying together as family enterprise owners? To what extent, if any will family members be engaged in business leadership? Business can be a means of achieving family purpose, but it is not the purpose itself.

 
 
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