Kelly Clarkson’s Blended Family

Former American Idol star Kelly Clarkson recently had a new baby. Kelly and her husband, Brandon Blackstock,already had a little girl together and Brandon brought two children into the marriage. So the new baby, Remy, brings the couple’s children tally to four. Four! I guess Kelly really is a rockstar! There’s a risk here that …

A New Way to Leave Your Legacy

If you’re anything like me, you don’t like rules. However, some rules exist to protect us, which even a hard core rule breaker like myself can easily see. Consider traffic laws, for example. They’re designed to promote consistent traffic flow while reducing accidents. When everybody understands how a four-way stop works, expectations follow. We learn how to …

Succession Planning for the Family Business

Building a thriving family business takes a lot of grit. It’s like raising a child. Ensuring the business continues to thrive takes foresight and planning. We consistently talk about planning for next year’s growth and setting proper goals. When business owners are preparing to transition the business to the next generation of leadership, it is critical to have …