Atlanta Succession Planning

The Vital Difference between Estate Planning and Succession Planning for Your Business

2023-07-07T10:28:33-05:00By |Agriculture, Succession Blog|

As the saying goes, "failing to plan is planning to fail," - and this statement couldn't be more valid in growing your business. To achieve your vision and ensure long-term success, it's not enough to focus solely on the present; you must also proactively create strategies and plans to turn your dreams into reality. [...]

Fuel Dealer’s Game-Changing Strategy Secures a Thriving Future

2023-08-30T12:19:56-05:00By |Energy, Succession Blog|

In the ever-changing fuel industry, dealers seeking to evolve out of day-to-day operations while continuing to secure their financial future must go beyond hope alone. While many fuel dealers aspire to sell their businesses and cash in, others seek secure investment opportunities amid economic uncertainty. The idea of passing the torch to family members [...]

Preparing Your Successor

2023-07-07T15:45:30-05:00By |Automotive, Succession Blog|

Leading with Resilience, Winning Against Tough Competitors, and Overcoming Adversity Given our extensive experience working with numerous family business owners, we fully understand the challenges of balancing the family or the business when dealing with family members in your company. However, regardless of your approach to grooming your child as a successor owner, the [...]

Crafting a Winning Company Culture: Creating an Organizational Playbook

2023-06-30T09:12:32-05:00By |Construction, Succession Blog|

Developing a strong and successful company culture requires defining and communicating a mission, vision, and core values. To create an "Organizational Playbook," these elements must be integrated into organizational policies, procedures, and onboarding processes. It's important to understand that an Organizational Playbook goes beyond a casual use of the term and is a significant [...]

Three Issues Plaguing Business Owners in the Heating Fuel and Energy Industry and How to Overcome Them

2023-08-30T11:53:39-05:00By |Energy, Succession Blog|

Business owners in the heating, fuel, and energy industry are much like chefs in a busy kitchen, constantly juggling multiple demands requiring their attention, including political and industry changes, day-to-day operations, customer perceptions, and employee and leadership dynamics. As such, owners can often wonder which end is up, what is the best direction forward, [...]

Expert Strategies to Navigate Volatility in the Oil and Gas Industries

2023-05-30T14:08:51-05:00By |Energy, Succession Blog|

The Importance of Collaboration and Strategic Planning The energy industry presents a multitude of challenges for fuel dealers, wholesalers, and service contractors. These challenges range from seasonal fluctuations, inflation, and political factors to their customers’ reliance on their business. These external forces can make it challenging for dealers to maintain a steady revenue stream. [...]

Preparing Your Franchise Business for the Future: Tips from Advisors

2023-06-30T09:15:05-05:00By |Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Blog|

Establishing a franchise business necessitates a clear set of objectives and a vision of what you want to achieve. This will not only help you remain focused and motivated but also direct your judgments and actions, allowing you to capitalize on every opportunity. Nonetheless, having a contingency plan for the future is just as [...]

Competing with the Big Players: Professionalizing Family-Owned Auto Dealerships

2023-06-30T09:15:51-05:00By |Automotive, Succession Blog|

The Importance of Professionalism in Family-Owned Auto Dealerships In the current corporate landscape, family-owned enterprises are facing challenges as they vie for success against bigger conglomerates and nationally recognized brands. In the automotive industry, where consolidation is prevalent, family-owned dealerships are under significant strain to keep pace with their larger counterparts and stay relevant. [...]

Navigating Tough Times: Effective Communication in Family Business

2023-04-24T11:39:52-05:00By |Agriculture, Succession Blog|

When you mix family and business, navigating through tough times can be a daunting task. Economic downturns and recessions can exacerbate pressure and lead to heightened emotions. All parties must put in extra effort to regulate their feelings and aim for constructive communication. Even in regular times, successful communication is not always easy, and [...]

Balancing Familiarity & Business Goals

2023-04-17T14:30:02-05:00By |Distribution & Logistics, Succession Blog|

Many business owners struggle with conflict and unrealistic expectations among their leaders, employees, and families. To prevent this, it's crucial to create an attractive work culture that promotes bonding and understanding beyond just driving revenue. This can be achieved through company events, cultural practices, and getting to know each other on a personal level. [...]


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