Advisor Collaboration

The old African proverb “It Takes a Village” illustrates the impact of a team approach to succession planning. Collaboration and different expert opinions is critical to ensure the possible, probable and potential issues impacting your goals are addressed.

Our succession planners provide expertise in the areas of Succession Matrix, which includes but are not limited to Organizational psychology, Strategic Planning, Estate Planning, Family Governance, Family Therapy. Planning for the future is a complex endeavor, we leverage the expertise of advisors working with your or bringing in Attorneys, CPAs, Bankers, Wealth Managers and Operational Experts, to name a few, to address the complexities of capital intensive privately held organizations.

The following highlights our strong network of qualified valued relationships and critical expertise for facilitating succession strategies.  Succession planning is complex as it involves complex people, feelings and events outside ones control. Many suffer from the “I don’t know what I don’t know” environment leaving their dreams vulnerable. One could let the learning go to a very deep place inside, because you may not be completely aware of how important it is yet.

As a Dealer, how do I support my team at different stages of stress and potentially grief?

2021-02-19T08:46:41-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Burning Questions, Video|

Stress can wreak havoc on an organization.  As a leader in your business when times of crisis hit, you have to ensure your people know you are there and that you CARE.  They care less that you have all the answers and more that you are connecting with them and [...]

COVID has flipped so much upside down, how will the new normal affect our culture?

2021-02-10T13:48:05-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The team of experts featured in the video talks about impacts on culture post-pandemic. The common takeaway revolves around remote work. As a business owner or leader who had to transition a team to remote work or an individual who [...]

As a Dealer, What Can I Do to Protect the Value of my Business?

2021-02-19T08:09:54-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Burning Questions, Video|

Value is a key ingredient when looking at the health and longevity of a dealership. Earnings and performance are critical to the value equation. However, during times of uncertainty, dealers must focus strategically on their operations in people, processes, and procedures. Identifying what you are doing well, where you can [...]

Episode 1: What Is Changing in the Areas of Estate Tax?

2021-02-12T16:05:34-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Leading Your Business Through Transition, Planning Post Pandemic & Political Unrest, Succession Podcast|

With a change in the President, comes changes in estate tax law. This can provide short term opportunities, as well as a lot of speculation looking into the future. As such, there are many questions and what ifs. To help navigate this unknown environment we have asked our good friends [...]

Episode 2: When and/or Should I Gift to the Next Generation?

2021-01-07T15:41:17-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Planning Post Pandemic & Political Unrest|

A common question we hear is “When Should I gift to the Next Generation?” A simple and obvious answer is “when you’re ready.,” However, there are many nuances to consider based upon your situation. In this episode of the “Planning Post Pandemic and Political Unrest: What’s in It for Me,” [...]

Episode 4: What If I Am Not Ready to Gift to the Next Generation?

2021-02-12T16:06:12-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Planning Post Pandemic & Political Unrest|

What’s in it for me?” Is a common question we hear when talking with dealers when discussing advanced tax and succession planning.  “What is it gonna matter, I will be dead” In our “Planning Post Pandemic” discussion series we drilled down into this very question, specifically around “What if I, as [...]

Episode 5: Are There Downfalls to Holding Off on Planning?

2021-02-12T16:06:48-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Planning Post Pandemic & Political Unrest|

You may be wondering if there any downfalls to holding off on planning? What the last year has proven is that there is no time like the present, no matter what’s going on. In this episode of “Planning Post Pandemic and What’s in It for Me,” Kevin Gilbreath, a Tax [...]

What is Changing In the Areas of Estate Tax?

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Planning Opportunities To Take Advantage of Now

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Leadership in Uncertain Times

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