Jeff Faulkner

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So far Jeff Faulkner has created 78 blog entries.

What is The Best Way to Address Uncomfortable Subjects?

2020-11-17T20:30:49-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

Addressing uncomfortable subjects during a time of crisis should be no different than in normal times. It is about communicating clearly and ensuring proper expectations are being set. Anxiety is higher during times of crisis and if leaders and organizations are not communicating out to their people on an ongoing [...]

If Next Gen Is Not Interested In The Business, What Are My Options?

2020-09-21T14:55:42-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

It’s a tricky road to navigate when you family decides they do not want to be in the business. However, you have options to ensure the legacy of what you have built continues and to financially protect your family in the process. It starts with identifying what kind of involvement [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Conflict Is Inevitable, Here’s How To Navigate It

2020-06-02T09:03:17-05:00By |Succession Blog|

Conflict is a given in life. No two people agree on every angle of every subject. In emotionally bonded relationships like family and or business partnerships, differences of opinion carry more weight and often leads to conflict. There are some underlying reasons for these responses to our differences, which is probably subject matter for [...]

As Seen in Multi-Unit Franchisee Report – Effective Communication In The Family Business During A Crisis Like Covid-19

2020-05-19T09:48:51-05:00By |Succession Blog|

Combining family and business is challenging and can be frustrating when things are going well, but when a crisis like Covid-19 hits...pressure builds and emotions can blow sky high. You can't run a business like a family, and you can't run a family like a business. During difficult times family members need each others' [...]

Under Pressure – Strategies to Navigate Emotional Eruptions in the Family Business

2020-05-04T13:21:09-05:00By |COVID 19: The Path Forward, Succession Blog|

Family and business are challenging and can be frustrating when things are going well and “normal,” but when a crisis hits…pressure builds, and emotions can blow sky high. On the daily, it takes work from all parties involved to manage emotions. With the current pandemic we have greater uncertainty and anxiety about our physical [...]

As Seen in Digital Dealer – Entitlement- The Kiss of Death in a Family Business

2017-01-07T00:05:53-06:00By |Succession Blog|

Entitlement issues are rampant in family owned dealerships. It is a stealthy and dangerous disease that can have a widespread and prolific impact on our business culture, as well as at home. How do we keep it from becoming an epidemic in our business and family lives? First, you must understand exactly what entitlement means. [...]

Pass the Baton So Your Successor Can Fill Your Shoes

2016-07-01T13:00:00-05:00By |Newsletter Archive|

Developing a successor is paramount to sustainable business success. It requires empowering your successor to step up to the challenge, while holding them accountable to strategic goals. For a period of time there are multiple hands on the baton. If this delicate transition is not done properly there can be a demotivating tug of war [...]

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