Posts by

Rob Ferguson

Acquisition Success Factors

By Rob Ferguson / June 24, 2024

Acquiring another business can be an excellent way to grow – or the biggest mistake you’ll ever make. If you’re thinking about buying another business, consider these 8 factors to help you make a wise decision.

Read More

Key Insights for Growing Your Family Business

By Rob Ferguson / June 4, 2024

Pursuing growth is both a necessity and a challenge. Reflecting on our collective experiences and research, we’ve distilled some key takeaways that we believe are crucial for navigating the complexities of family business growth. Here they are…

Read More

Surviving Succession: Navigating the Transition of Family Businesses

By Rob Ferguson / May 14, 2024

Generational transitions within family businesses can be both challenging and rewarding. Here are some of our thoughts on how family businesses can not only survive – but also thrive – through succession planning.

Read More

Why your family business needs a shared vision

By Rob Ferguson / April 23, 2024

Your Shared Vision inspires others why the company exists, what its goals and priorities are, and what its legacy is going to be. Want alignment? You need a shared vision!

Read More
Why Leadership Matters

Why Leadership Matters in Your Family Business

By Rob Ferguson / April 16, 2024

The quality of your leadership impacts everything in your family business. Here are some insights to help you develop better leadership in your company.

Read More

Governing Your Family Business

By Rob Ferguson / March 12, 2024

Every family business, no matter its size or age, needs a system of governance that ensures its success, prosperity, and continuity from generation to generation.

Read More

Transformational Leadership in Family Business: The Value of Marginal Change

By Rob Ferguson / February 6, 2024

Don’t let intimidation over making radical, revolutionary changes keep you from making small manageable ones. Use the power of marginal change to create transformation in your business.

Read More

Strategy Making for the Family Business

By Rob Ferguson / January 30, 2024

Strategy becomes a guiding philosophy that helps you make wiser decisions at all levels of the organization, it encourages innovation and contributes to the resilience and success of the family business over many generations.

Read More

10 Options for Providing Financing to a Prospective Buyer of your Family Business

By Rob Ferguson / January 16, 2024

Owner financing might sound complex, but it’s essentially a way for owners to sell their business while playing the role of the bank.

Read More
What is Strategic Planning

What is Strategic Planning and Why is it Important for Family Businesses?

By Rob Ferguson / December 4, 2023

Strong strategic planning charts your course to achieve your purpose, mission, and goals – and positions your business for success well into the future.

Read More