Posts tagged: "family business"

Mind the Gap - by Jolene Brown, CSP, CPAE

Jolene Brown dives deep into three gaps you can mind around the holidays with your family members, to allow this season to move along smoothly.

Management by Mind Reading

Hi there. Jolene Brown here. One of my all-time favorite comedians is Lily Tomlin and she has a funny quote that I think directly relates to those of us in family business.

Harvest & Appreciation

Hi there. Jolene Brown here. You can tell by the setting and the sounds that the seasons on the Brown farm have certainly changed. And that means the marathon of harvest has just begun.

Playing Possum

6 things that give you strength throughout the day.

Farm Families On The Grow

3 tips on how to continue to grow your family farm.

Gnat Bites in Your Family Business

Avoid gnat bites in the family business. Here's an example of some of this week's gnat bites...

Celebrating 150 Years on the Ranch

General Manager of Stuart Ranch in Oklahoma and the first female President of the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association, Terry...

The Impact of Agritourism on Rural Communities

In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week we're shining a spotlight on how rural tourism has a big impact on farm families.

Reap What You Sow

Take corrective action with a family employee who shows up late and disrespects non-family employees…

Getting Down to the Bare Bones

This brief exercise strips issues down to the bare bones, allowing the family to start building…

Excuses. Excuses. Excuses.

Many of the excuses have a nugget of truth in them, and almost all carry emotion.

Silence is not Golden

Why silence isn't golden and why there is no resolution unless there is a conversation, followed by action.