Active Shooter Training

On November 28, FBLI’s strategic partner M3 hosted an active shooter training with Ted Hayes, CSP, MSE. The hour and a half long program covered some very heavy subjects that are unfortunately part of our reality in today’s troubled world. Hayes started his presentation talking about how the first 30 seconds in a crisis situation… Read more »

Innovation in Action at CONTAINERS UP – hear more from Dr. Dave on ALL BUSINESS

Introducing the ultimate in mobility, innovation, economy and conservation – CONTAINERS Up – made in Milwaukee by FBLI members Lyle Stoflet and Tom Daugherty.  Learn more about how Lyle and Tom transform 16-foot shipping containers into pop-up bars, party space, stores, man caves, she sheds, trade show booths and more – Exclusively on WTMJ 620 AM,… Read more »

Creating a Strong Brand

On Tuesday, October 23, FBLI family members got to learn first-hand from an expert. Dean Brian Till from the Marquette’s School of Business and co-author of The Truth about Creating Brands People Love conducted a morning workshop “Creating a Strong Brand for your Family Business.” Dean Till began his presentation by talking about the basics… Read more »

FBLI Members Learn How to Create and Lead Accountable Teams

It was a dreary, rainy Thursday but that couldn’t keep the most enthusiastic FBLI members from meeting at Marquette University to hear Eric Coryell of Core Connections talk about how to “Create and Lead Accountable Teams.” Coryell began his presentation by discussing the traditional organizational structure and how it was created to help leaders maintain… Read more »

Book Review by member Eric Weiner, MSW, PhD – “Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups”

Dr. Weiner, FBLI member and founder of Family Legacy Advisors, helps people successfully transfer the values, dreams, family stories and legacies associated with money from the past to the present, and well into the future. We thank him for sharing this book review with all family members.  Here is his review of “Culture Code: The Secrets of… Read more »

FBLI Members Learn about Maximizing the Value of their Businesses

On August 22, FBLI family members gathered at Marquette University to hear from Attorney Tom Kammerait of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. talk about “Maximizing the Value of Your Business.” The presentation covered a lot of useful information for members who are thinking of selling their family business or just determining effective ways to grow… Read more »

Investment Outlook by RMB Jacobus Gives Wonderful Insights into the Current Market

On June 6, FBLI, in partnership with RMB Jacobus, was pleased to have Dick Burridge, Jr., founding partner, chief executive officer, and co-chief investment officer of RMB Capital give an Investment Outlook presentation. Dick began his presentation by taking a look at the state of the global economy, which is really very positive. He explained how… Read more »

Family Business Retreat Wrap-Up

On May 23 the Family Business Legacy Institute united with the UW Family Business Center to host a Family Business Retreat at Millford Hills in Jefferson. The half day program began with a breakfast and networking and then featured four break-out sessions. Valerie Laufenberg from Profit Enhancement Solutions spoke in on “Profitable Growth in a… Read more »