Preparing your business for re-opening

As Safer-at-Home mandates loosen, employers are confronting a whole new world of issues and risks. Our friends at Vistage and The Starr Group have put together some resources to help you consider the many facets of running your business in today’s environment. Recovery Readiness: A How-To-Guide for re-opening your workplace: Vistage – Recovery Readiness – How… Read more »

Webinar Recording: Communication is at the core of family business success

Did you miss the webinar with John Torinus, Chairman of Serigraph? View it now to learn how this veteran harnesses the power of clear and direct communication and dialogue for family business success.   John’s profile: After serving in the US Marine Corps as an artillery company commander, John Torinus Jr. has worked as a… Read more »

Transitioning The Family Business Through Mergers & Aquisitions

On February 20, FBLP members gathered at von Briesen’s downtown law office to talk about the challenges of “Transitioning the Family Business Through Mergers & Aquisitions.” The discussion was lead by attorneys James Wawrzyn, and Maddy Schmid, who also happens to be a daughter of a third generation business. The two started the presentation by… Read more »

Effective Change Management

On December 4, Dr. Jim Bohn principal of the Paranet Group and author of Architects of Change and If Your Water Cooler Could Talk spoke to FBLP members about managing change in their family businesses. Dr. Bohn discussed some of the issues and challenges of dealing with change in a business environment. He stressed that… Read more »

A Night With Winston Churchill

A survey conducted by Price Waterhouse Cooper found that Winston Churchilll was named the “Most Admirable Leader” by 1,330 CEOS from the world’s largest corporations. It was with this statistic in mind that FBLP organized a fabulous one man show by Winston Churchill historian and actor Randy Otto. The 60-minute show gave an account of… Read more »

Wisconsin Vision Associates, FBLP’s newest member, is featured on WTMJ’s ALL BUSINESS show!

Learn more about our newest family business member, third-generation company, Wisconsin Vision Associates (WVA) located in Burlington, WI.  Dr. Dave interviews CEO Christopher Fait.  Learn more about this fascinating company! Most likely, you’re wearing their lenses. Catch Dr. Dave on ALL BUSINESS every Saturday morning at 6:20 AM on the state’s biggest radio station, WTMJ… Read more »