The Family Business Project
own a family business, and reap its many benefits. But be careful – it can also own you. Check out our findings showcased in the videos and articles below.
Featured: Tom Waring (Note Advisors), Erik Eustice (Of the Sea, Note’s fractional marketing partner), Mike Mainella (Of the Sea).
0-Welcome to the Family Business Project
How do family businesses operate behind closed doors?
1-If You're In The Family, You're In The Business
If you overlapped the circle of family with the business, it would be like a pipe.
2-The Family Or The Business?
Of course it’s the family…right?
3-They're Human Too
We feel like we have to always get it right.
Some make a choice to not be vulnerable with the people they know best.
My brother Mike died of a heart attack at 58. Boom. Lost him.
6-The Reflective Loop
You’re giving current experiences no time.
7-IN vs ON Your Family
“I’m not just working in my business, I’m working on my business.”
8-Message Not Received
You’re feeling this pressure still, and it almost sounds like it’s internal.
9-The Farmer's Son
If you were never given trust, then it's hard to ever give another.
There is a celebration of alignment amongst certain families.
Sometimes, improvement requires an enormous amount of change.
It wasn’t made for them or for me. But it’s the truest thing I’ve ever heard!
13-It Starts With You
It's tough when you're the problem. But sometimes, the work has to start within.
14-Are You Prepared?
As insane as it seems, you’re more likely not to prepare. That’s actually the rule.
Looking for more? Check out the full, unedited podcast between Tom, Erik, and Mike:
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