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4 Family Business Tips for the Holidays

2022-12-02T13:22:57-06:00By |Distribution & Logistics, Succession Blog|

The holidays can bring about a mixture of happy and sad emotions. Privately-owned businesses are unique in that your business is a family business. You may employ those related to you by blood and employ loyal people you have grown to care about beyond just dollars and cents. In a family business environment, mismatched expectations [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Defining the Highest and Best Use of Your Time

2022-07-25T12:49:05-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Distribution & Logistics, Video, Women In Leadership: Your Tribe|

Part two of our discussion focused on how to de-commit to doing things that are not the highest and best use of our time. In the previous episode, Lightening Your Burden, we discussed strategies to determine if you want to keep doing something, stop it, or delegate. We continue the [...]

Tips to Create Family Business Joy for the Holidays

2021-12-16T12:10:10-06:00By |Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Blog|

The holidays can bring about a mixture of happy and sad emotions. Entrepreneurial-owned businesses are unique in that your business is a family business. You may employ those related to you by blood and employ loyal people you have grown to care about beyond just dollars and cents. With a family business environment, mismatched [...]

Art of Agreements: Relationships, Collaboration & Getting Things Done

2022-02-09T12:50:29-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Manufacturing, Multi-Unit Franchising, Women In Leadership: Your Tribe|

Meeting new people and building relationships requires some sort of next step. Whether that be a follow-up phone call, checking in on a friend, setting a meeting, or advocating for yourself. As we navigate life we are entering into simple agreements such as RSVPing for a friend's party AND showing [...]

Your Tribe

2021-11-29T13:08:09-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Blog, Women In Leadership: Your Tribe|

Meet your tribe! We are pioneers, trailblazers, go-getters, power professionals, marvelous moms, friends, and so much more.  Our discussions span from leadership, business, relationships, and personal growth, and everything in between. In this episode, we share what influences our 5 different perspectives based upon each of our unique backgrounds. Join [...]

Looking To Grow? Turning Your Vision Into Reality

2022-02-10T15:18:24-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Automotive, Multi-Unit Franchising, Succession Palooza - Celebrating Succession, Succession Video Discussions, Succession, Growth and Acquisitions|

What better way to celebrate succession planning than to talk about growth in the business? You, as a business owner, are in a power position. With action, you can create control over your future. Growth, success, and succession are team sport. Welcome to the kick-off episode of The Rawls Group’s [...]

Family Business: Avoiding the Kicked Hornets Nest

2022-02-22T15:27:44-06:00By |Construction, Family Business Balance, Succession Blog|

A hornets’ nest or even a beehive from afar appears to buzz with activity. It’s quite interesting to watch nature in action, which ironically is very similar to families and working in a family business. There are roles each individual plays and a set of standard operating procedures that allow [...]

5 Winning Recruiting Strategies

2021-10-12T16:02:20-05:00By |Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Distribution & Logistics, Energy, Manufacturing, Multi-Unit Franchising, Professional Services|

When times are going well, recruiting, and retaining talent is challenging. When times are going great amidst a pandemic, it has become downright almost impossible.  Business owners are facing talent shortages like never.  The competition is across industries, local and state borders.  The transition to flexible and remote work environments are enticing workers to [...]

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