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Succession is Key: Studying Successor Team Dynamics in Family Firms

  • What inspired you to be interested in this topic?

My work in family business studies is inspired by my experience as a third generation successor in our family’s business. 

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Family Business

Is learning an expense or an investment?

The capacity to learn is a gift;
The ability to learn is a skill;
The willingness to learn is a choice.

Brian Herbert

It is pretty safe to say that most learning involves some kind of cost, whether it be that you are slower as you learn or have to explicitly take time to learn something new.

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Management

Peer Strengths

I haven’t had a class recently so my team has been spending some time on personal development, leadership development and team development.  One of the activities we have done as a team is take the Strength Finders assessment.   147 more words

PTE 401

Welcome to the Four Point Line

Will we ever see a four-point line in the NBA?   Shooters like Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and most likely someone playing on one of the other 29 teams can regularly hit loooooooong threes from 30 feet out. 253 more words

What If? Scenarios

When does coaching end and doing start?

“Coaching is unlocking people’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them.” ― John Whitmore

Coaching is an interesting and confusing notion, as an Agile coach in my current role we must be explicitly invited by a team or an individual to coach, usually this is driven by an awareness of a specific problem or a general desire to improve in some area.  

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Agile Coach

Leaders Show They Care

According to a recent survey conducted by Paychex, one of the top reasons people quit their jobs is that they felt their employer didn’t care about employees (52.77% of those surveyed). 623 more words

Leadership: Asking for Feedback

As the leader, how are you supposed to know if what you are doing and how you are running the ship is working well and meeting the needs of the rest of the team members?  552 more words