01 Apr April 3, 2019 – Family Businesses Tom Hubler, Disney Entrepreneurship Rob Mathews and Right Hiring Lisette Howlett
Tom Hubler – President of Hubler for Business Families, Succession Planning, and Author of The Soul of Family Business: A practical guide to family business success and a loving family
It is so important to talk about the idea of living a purposeful life. So that
consumerism is not what gives you happiness. Anything above a middle
class income does not increase your happiness.
When Tom Hubler began his family business consulting practice, he was one of few professionals addressing family-owned businesses in the United States. He integrates the notion of spirit in his work with family businesses and assists family business clients with succession planning, leadership development, business planning, board development and wealth preparation planning. In addition to consulting, Tom has served as a professional in residence at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis and served on the advisory board for the Center for Family Enterprise for ten years. Formerly he was an adjunct instructor at the University of St. Thomas., teaching Family Owned Business Management. Tom is a founding member and Fellow of the Family Firm Institute (FFI) in Boston. Additionally, he serves as a member of the editorial board of the Family Business Review, and has authored articles on success strategies for family-owned businesses and has been widely quoted in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Corporate Report, Nation’s Business, Inc. and StarTribune.
Entrepreneurs need to know where their sweet spots are, and they need
to know were their blind spots are. So many entrepreneurs think they
have to be good at everything, and the truth is they need to focus.
Dr. Rob Mathews is a long time entrepreneur and educator. He is the Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Ball State University. His new book Entrepreneurship the Disney Way brings entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership to life through the compelling story of one of the most recognizable businessmen and companies of our time. The author’s interviews with high-level executives provides the reader with a rare inside look into the way his company functions. Disney fans, executives, and students of entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership will find it a delightful and informing read. Rob is also Co-Owner of Mind2Momentum.
Lisette Howlett – Sandler Trainer and Author of The Right Hire: Attract and Retain the Best People
You need to be establish what your organization stands for, what is your
employee proposition? What is you are offering? What do you expect from
people that work with you?
Lisette Howlett is a licensed Sandler Trainer and has fifteen years of global change leadership and business development experience. She is called upon by business owners of small and medium-sized companies for strategy and business development. Her experience includes financial services, technology, pharma/biotech, manufacturing, IT, media, recruitment, and professional services. Finding and retaining top talent is the key to a successful enterprise, yet too often this vital task is performed in an ad hoc manner. Even when companies believe they have a formal recruitment process, it frequently involves a good deal of guesswork. In her new book The Right Hire: Attract And Retain The Best People, Lisette takes the mystery out of hiring with a step-by-step approach for selecting the most qualified candidates.