Why does working together in a family business have to be so darn difficult? Get answers to this and other relevant questions when host, Greg Lewis, interviews prominent local and national family leaders about the challenges of working together in a family business. We'll also talk to top family business experts about relevant topics including business transition and succession planning, communications, family relationships, business culture as well as conflict resolution. For more information, visit www.tncfb.com.
Episode 38: What Family Business Owners can do to Survive and Thrive During these Chaotic Times
Your host, Greg Lewis, talks to Barbara Roberts. Barbara is a speaker and
writer on all stages of entrepreneurship from start-up through growth,
exiting and reinvention, Barbara’s work builds on her personal experience
as a Wall Street executive, serial entrepreneur and Entrepreneur in
Residence at Columbia University Business School and Hofstra University.
Episode 37: Seeing the Blind Spots when Planning a Family Business Transition with Peter Bloom, The Bloom Group
Your host, Greg Lewis, talks to Peter Bloom, business lawyer with The Bloom Group in Washington DC.
In his role, he serves as general counsel to emerging, mid-stage and family businesses, providing strategic advice as well as guidance regarding corporate law, contracts, tax, intellectual property protection, financing, succession planning and labor & employment law.
Mariana Martinez and Peter Bloom are the authors of Seeing the Blind Spot: A Guide for Advisors Working with the Family Enterprise.
In this episode of Family Business Today Peter Bloom will share:
The importance of dealing with the emotional aspects of creating a successful transition plan
The role family history, culture, relationships and individual personalities play in planning a successful transition
Why Transition Planning is a Process and not an Event
Key communication steps that family business owners should take in planning a transition
Why creating a legacy is so important to family business owners
And much more….
To learn more about Peter Bloom visit The Bloom Group LLC website at www.the bloomgroupllc.com. You can also obtain a copy of Peter Bloom and Mariana Martinez book Seeing the Blind Spots when Planning a Family Business Transition on Amazon.
At the Tennessee Center for Family Business our passion is to help business owners create a positive environment in which their family THRIVES, their business performs and create a lasting family legacy. To learn more about the Tennessee Center for Family Business visit www.tncfb.com.
If you are considering a transition in your family business contact us today for a FREE Transition Assessment (follow link) and receive a one on one review of your business transition preparedness with a family business consultant. (a $299 value)
Until next time, There’s No Business Like Family Business…..We Know!
Episode 36: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine with Rocky Lalvani, the Profit First Man
Your host, Greg Lewis, talks to Rocky Lalvani, Chief Profitability Officer
for business owners like you.
Rocky teaches business owners how to ensure they get paid and they make
profit a priority! As a Certified Profit First Professional, he implements
Mike Michalowicz’s Profit First System. We change the accounting formula of
Sales - Expenses = Profit to Sales - Profit = Expenses. This ensures Profit
comes first! (PS. It's not about money at all costs, people come before
Episode 35: Lawrence Mize – The Heimansohn Family nears 125 Year Milestone in Business
Your host, Greg Lewis, talks to Lawrence Mize, Lui Heimansohn Steel &
Salvage, located in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Lui Heimansohn first started a trading post in the Cadiz, KY in the late
1800s before moving to Clarksville, TN to open a storefront in 1896 to
access rail and river trade. Joined by his three sons, the family business
continues on today with the fourth generation now involved.
Episode 34: NashvillePrinting.Com– The Coolest Family Printing Company in Town
Your host, Greg Lewis, talks to John Taylor, President of Minuteman Press
and Nashville Printing Company located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Nashvilleprinting.com is owned by the Taylor Family. In business in
Nashville for over 20 years, they have grown from a small franchise printer
into a mid-size commercial printer and internationally-recognized branding
Episode 33: Leading a Life of Excellence with Aaron Walker
Your host, Greg Lewis, talks to Aaron Walker, Life and Business Coach and
Masterminds for Men.
Aaron has founded more than a dozen companies over the past 41 years. He
attributes much of his success to having surrounded himself with his
mastermind counterparts. Aaron is the founder of Irons Sharpens Iron, Inc.
Mastermind that now host 19 groups with National and International Members.