#1 Family Business/Partner Complaint

Whether you started out together, or brought them in along the way, the biggest complaint I hear from partners, and other family members in business, is overwhelmingly around commitment. When one loses faith or a lack of effort becomes apparent, the disappointment quickly turns to a mix of anxiety and anger. Among the most critical […]


A Different Kind of Grower

Consultants help companies to launch and expand By: Martin Daks September 23, 2019 12:01am When a member of a family-owned northern New Jersey manufacturing company grew worried about succession-planning issues, she put in a call to Steve Lauterback, a Morristown-based small-business growth and turnaround advisor. “She told me her brother [the owner] had been running […]