Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021

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The “D” Word: Part 2

The “D” Word: Part 2

by Peter Comrie It turns out discipline is a popular topic! The response to my first article on discipline The “D” Word: Part 1 was positive, but people kept asking for more. So, I thought we could get into specific ways we can be more disciplined (without becoming robotic). Discipline: Why Bother? While I’d love to be considered an all-knowing…

The Bailey Family – Part #2:   Shared Vision and Values Help Chart the Course

The Bailey Family – Part #2: Shared Vision and Values Help Chart the Course

by Cindy Radu In the introduction to the Bailey family  (www.fullspectrumleadership.com/the-bailey- family-a-family-in-conflict/), we saw conflict arise in the context of a family business transition against a backdrop of deteriorating family relationships. Mr. Bailey and his advisors had designed a business transition plan without the input of other family members.  When Mr. Bailey presented the plan to his son (Jeff) and…

The “D” Word and Our New Way of Living and Working

The “D” Word and Our New Way of Living and Working

by Peter Comrie There aren’t many options for what the “D” word might be, so I’ll just come out and say it: the “D” word is Discipline. Some personality types love the word discipline. It conjures up visions of structure, orderliness, and everyone behaving predictably and appropriately. For others, the word discipline is an unwanted, negative intrusion. It creates memories…

INDECISION

INDECISION

Procrastination robs you of opportunity. It is a significant fact that no great leader was ever known to procrastinate. You are fortunate if ambition drives you into action, never permitting you to falter or turn back once you have rendered a decision to go forward. Second by second as the clock ticks off, the distance time is running a race…

Getting Ahead of Family Conflict

Getting Ahead of Family Conflict

by David Gould Getting Ahead of Family Conflict – Communication and the Art of Difficult Negotiations In the Bailey Family story, we explored what can happen when conflict takes over in a family. https://www.fullspectrumleadership.com/the-bailey-family-a-family-in-conflict/)  The siblings’ school yard conflicts resulted in a refusal to communicate that almost destroyed the family and the family business. When wealth transition is not planned…