Every business should care about ways to help employees prepare for the future. This guest blog from our friend and colleague Ivie Burns with Morgan Stanley offers some great advice about 401k plans. 401(k) salary deferral plans are among the most popular retirement plans today. A 401(k) plan allows employees to “defer” a part ofContinue reading “Guest Post: 4 Things to Look for in Your 401(k) Service Provider”
Generational differences can create great opportunities and potential challenges for family-owned businesses who wish to transition the company. Our friend and colleague Ivie Burns shares some great tips for business owners. According to the 2016 U.S. Family Business Survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, only about 43% of private businesses have done any exit planning whatsoever.1 Failure to executeContinue reading “Guest Post: Business Transition – Plan Early & Communicate Often”
Great leaders have an unwavering quest to vision even in the midst of chaos. Our Summer Leadership Series shares an example from our country’s history.
Business transition can be a difficult process without a plan.Our friend and colleague Ivie Burns provides some great advice to business leaders. A 2012 study concluded that about half of family business owners intend to pass the company on to the next generation.1 If you have yet to navigate the often choppy waters of transitioningContinue reading “Business Transition: Plan Early, Communicate Often”
As the new year kicks off many businesses are hurriedly embarking on the year’s goals. While that sounds great, many organizations are busy but the team is not necessarily aligned. Our conversation with business expert Janet Rives offers some great tips to leaders to ensure activities are integrated from the top to bottom of theContinue reading “23 – Why every leader needs a biz plan w/ Janet Rives”