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Leadership: Leverage Strengths and Inspire Others

2022-10-06T20:37:50-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Agriculture, Video, Women In Leadership: Your Tribe|

This is part three of our discussion focused on What People Want from Their Leaders. We started this discussion focused on key behavior people want from their leaders in the episode titled What People Want from Their Leaders. In part two of the series, The Secrets to Harnessing Confidence and Consistency, [...]

Is a Temporary Successor Right For You?

2022-10-11T11:11:57-05:00By |Distribution & Logistics, Family Business Balance, Video|

The value of the business is directly related to the reliability of future profits. Potential buyers, banks, investors, top talent, and strategic relationships all care about the sustainability of business performance. A temporary, or as we call it, a "Contingent Successor," provides a business owner and their family a strategy [...]

How to Adjust Business Strategies to Prepare for Recession

2022-11-14T15:43:22-06:00By |Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Blog|

As succession planners, we are frequently asked by multi-unit franchisees how to prepare for change and transition. On top of the mind of many multi-unit franchisees is an impending recession and talent shortages which requires adjustments to their growth strategies. Preparing your business for future change depends on whether you are in a mental, [...]

Strategies for Multi-Unit Franchisees to Succeed Despite Economic Uncertainties

2022-10-11T10:49:04-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Multi-Unit Franchisee Business Strategies, Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Blog, Video|

Even though Wall Street predicts 2022 and 2023 will have 10% growth in earnings and isn't currently anticipating any slowdown, many multi-unit franchisees have expressed concern over economic uncertainties. Talks of inflation, change in tax law, ongoing supply chain issues, and labor shortages have multi-unit franchisees wondering how or if [...]

Leadership: Secrets to Harnessing Confidence and Consistency

2022-10-06T20:36:30-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Manufacturing, Succession Blog, Video, Women In Leadership: Your Tribe|

This is part two of our discussion focused on What People Want from Their Leaders. In the last episode, What People Want From Their Leaders, we discussed four key ingredients for inspiring others: trust, flexibility, consistency, and patience. This episode immediately picks up in reinforcing how much people want to believe [...]

Create More Control Over Your Future

2022-09-23T06:14:30-05:00By |Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Blog|

No one can predict the future, but as a business owner, you can manage uncertainties by strategically thinking through the possible, probable, and potential issues impacting your long-term goals. This is where succession planning comes in. A succession plan provides a roadmap outlining growth strategies, contingency plans, governance guidelines, leadership transitions, and strategic plans. [...]

What People Want From Their Leaders

2022-10-06T20:32:37-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Distribution & Logistics, Video, Women In Leadership: Your Tribe|

People are worn out on untrustworthy, fickle, and insecure individuals who are disguising themselves as “leaders.” A recent meme from “somecards” says it best “You're not a Leader if nobody wants to follow you... You're just a control freak, power-tripping jerk who wants to be in charge.” For years, employers [...]

Balancing Seasonal and Political Uncertainties in the Energy Business

2022-08-31T16:35:01-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Create Control Over Your Energy Business, Energy, Succession Blog, Video|

Seasonality, inflation, politics, people, and technology are a few headwinds impacting fuel dealers, wholesalers, and service contractors in the energy space.  We are often asked, "How can we create predictable revenues in an industry influenced by so many outside "threats?" In this episode, Doug Woosnam, a Consultant with Cetane Associates, [...]

Leadership VS Management

2022-09-22T11:42:32-05:00By |Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Blog|

How often have you seen ineffective leaders in senior-level positions? Likewise, how often have we seen a manager that demonstrates exemplary leadership skills? A question many of us probably don't ask ourselves enough is: what is the difference between management and leadership? Without careful consideration, many of us would probably question if there were [...]

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