YOU are the Company

YOU are the Company

YOU Are the Company Subjects: What makes a company, succession   “A closely held construction company is the sum and substance of its experience. All of that sum and substance resides in its people”.  (Dr. Thomas Schleifer) Think about that for a minute. Most of us...
SUCCESS…ion

SUCCESS…ion

SUCCESS…ion Succession is a Big Deal The magnitude of the succession issue is staggering. Seventy percent of construction enterprises are family-owned. As more than 9 million baby boomers retire in waves, the founders and first-generation baby boomer owners of all...
Some Company Founders Forget

Some Company Founders Forget

Subject: Succession Planning and Leadership Transitions SOME COMPANY FOUNDERS FORGET THEY WON’T LIVE FOREVER However, Researchers Find Many Don’t by: Dr Anthony Perrenoud, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma Unlike Fortune 500 corporations, construction is still a...
Succession Dilemmas

Succession Dilemmas

Succession Dilemmas When Construction Companies Outgrow the Founder Case Study The founder and aging CEO of a fast-growing construction company recently asked me to help him with his succession problem. He summed it up with one memorable sentence; “What in God’s name...
Legacy Lost

Legacy Lost

Legacy Lost     Let’s talk business; You won’t live forever. You’re acting like you might. But you won’t. Your company could. Your legacy should. So, let’s talk business- about your legacy. Legacy Lost   “Most founders never expected or envisioned that their initial...