Plan for the worst, hope for the best

Use this handy Records Retention Checklist – complements of our partners at Jacobus Wealth Management – and get a head start on your planning JWM CHECKLIST-Record Retention 2017 At the April 18th FBLI event, Laurie Osborn Fabry of Crossroads Care Coordination gave a personal account of the traumatic aftermath following the untimely death of her sister… Read more »

Hear from Marla Poytinger, the innovator of fun in Milwaukee – on the ALL BUSINESS radio show with Dr. Dave!

Entrepreneur and family business owner, Marla Poytinger of Splash Studio and Nine Below joined Dr. Dave on the Family Business Legacy Institute’s ALL BUSINESS radio show on WTMJ620AM this past Saturday. Hear about her how her businesses provide not only fresh entertainment, but team building and corporate camaraderie too! Learn more at: Splash Studio Milwaukee – Milwaukee’s… Read more »

ALL BUSINESS with Dr. Dave interviews the ambassador of fun – Grant Johnson!

Dr. Dave interviews Grant Johnson, founder of Responsory, a full service, multichannel marketing and advertising agency. Author and entrepreneur, Grant is the self-proclaimed “ambassador of fun”, but he’s all business when it comes to proving the value and ROI of marketing. Give Grant a call (262.782.2750) and learn how to convert your marketing expense into an investment… Read more »

What’s your company’s dress code? Hear from a haberdasher on the ALL BUSINESS radio show.

Business jacket required? Or is your office a business casual shop?  That alone can have many meanings today. There’s nothing standard anymore, but what does matter is presentation and fit. The ALL BUSINESS radio show on WTMJ, sponsored by FBLI, interviews Jim Messman of Tom James Company, a made-to-order custom clothier who meets you in your office or home.

How do you preserve your family legacy?

Listen to Dr. Dave interview Dr. Eric Weiner of Family Legacy Advisor, who works with families to preserve their family values, vision, stories, and legacies associated with money from the past to the present, and well into the future. If you’re interested in learning more about his services, visit:

The Chairman’s Perspective

These simple steps go a long way to resolve family business conflict. Stop. Start. Continue. Running a successful company is both exhilarating and demanding – add family dynamics to the mix, and the formula just got more complicated. I have experienced this first-hand in my own career as a senior executive with family-owned businesses and… Read more »

We welcome Mies Products, Inc. to FBLI

New Member Spotlight: Mies Products, Inc. 505 Commerce Street, West Bend Mies Products, Inc. was established in 1952 when Carl Mies invented and built an edible oil filter machine.  Carl went on to introduce the Mies Pressure Fryer and famous Mies One-Step Original Breading to the world.  Today, Mies Products is being operated by second… Read more »