Atlanta Succession Planning

Successor Development: 5 Key Indicators for Evaluating a Successor

2024-03-21T10:39:29-05:00By |Distribution & Logistics, Succession Blog|

Developing Successors for Seamless Transitions in Family Businesses Succession planning in family businesses requires the cultivation of successors possessing essential traits. These qualities include: Character: Upholding integrity and a strong work ethic. Confidence: Demonstrating self-assurance and trust in relationships. Capability: Possessing innate leadership qualities and people skills. Competence: Exhibiting proven [...]

Unmasking Entitlement: Protecting Your Dealership’s Success

2024-03-14T17:27:38-05:00By |Automotive, Succession Blog|

In the bustling world of the car business, success hinges on the quality of the customer's experience and the strength of the team behind the dealership. However, there exists a silent threat that can undermine even the most promising businesses: entitlement. Here, we'll explore how entitlement can creep into your dealership, how to identify [...]

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

2024-01-12T11:55:55-06:00By |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. [...]

Unmasking the Silent Threat: Defend Your Family Business from the Entitlement Virus!

2024-03-15T13:14:09-05:00By |Agriculture, Succession Blog|

In the intricate world of family business succession planning, a stealthy and dangerous virus could quietly sabotage your success: entitlement. This pervasive issue often lurks unnoticed, impacting your business in ways you might not even realize. Understanding Entitlement Let's demystify entitlement. It's when individuals believe they deserve special treatment, setting them [...]

Next-Gen Strategies for Family Business Success

2024-04-02T17:37:30-05:00By |Energy, Succession Blog|

Rising Stars: Crafting Your Path in Propane & Renewable Energy As the proud next-generation family member of a successful business owner, you've likely encountered the age-old struggle of finding your identity and creating your path amidst your parents' towering achievements. Consider the sentiment shared by the daughter of a propane business owner: "My father [...]

Uncover Proven Family Business Strategies for Long-Term Success

2024-03-15T14:12:45-05:00By |Energy, Succession Blog|

Acquisitions, Culture, & Cash Flow: Effective succession planning is a must in the ever-changing landscape of the propane, oil, and energy industries, especially for companies eyeing growth through acquisitions. Often linked to exits or retirements, succession planning goes beyond departure—it's the key to unlocking sustainable growth, seamlessly integrating acquisitions, maximizing ROI, and fostering prosperity. [...]

4 Tips for Family-Owned Fuel Businesses During the Holiday Season

2023-11-28T16:10:26-06:00By |Energy, Succession Blog|

Family-owned fuel dealers, wholesalers, propane marketers, and service contractors: The holiday season ushers in a unique blend of joy and introspection, particularly for businesses deeply rooted in family ties. Your enterprise isn't just a business; it's a family affair. You employ those connected by blood and those who've become integral parts of your extended [...]

Roadblocks to Green Lights: Tackling 5 Biggest Hurdles for Family-Owned Car Dealerships

2024-03-15T14:29:42-05:00By |Automotive, Succession Blog|

In the fast-paced realm of the automotive industry, turning obstacles into green lights is the key to securing the future of your family-owned dealership—it's no cakewalk, more like a thrilling rollercoaster ride filled with unexpected twists and turns. Strategic succession planning is the name of the game, and as a savvy car dealer, mastering [...]

Growth Strategies for Family-Run Energy Businesses

2023-11-06T16:29:48-06:00By |Energy, Succession Blog|

As Featured in Oil & Energy Online In the rapidly evolving energy sector, succession planning and growth strategies are paramount, especially for family-run businesses. Kendall Rawls of The Rawls Group, shared pivotal insights at the recent HEAT Show. Collaborating with Fred Lord of Cetane Associates, Kendall presented an enlightening session on "Growth Strategies for [...]

Navigating Succession Planning: A Journey of Innovation and Leadership

2024-03-18T16:41:04-05:00By |Succession Success Stories, Technology & Software Succession Planning, Technology Succession Planning: Armatus Dealer Uplift, Video|

Join us as Joe Jankowski, the Managing Member of Armatus Dealer Uplift, shares his inspiring journey of founding Armatus Dealer Uplift. Joe's story began with his experiences as CFO and CEO of an automotive group, where he faced numerous challenges, including navigating the termination of GM and Chrysler franchises in [...]

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