Project Description

The Family Business topic is about establishing credibility with stakeholders. Based on my own experience, it can be difficult to establish credibility with other people in the company when you’re a son or daughter of the owner. This presentation helps you deal with that particular issue.

I began at the ground floor of the company and learned things that helped me become a more effective leader when I got to the top. I have several stories for this topic. One of my favorites is when I was twenty-six, I was given management responsibility for a woman who had changed my diapers. She had been working in the company because I was born, and managing her position brought unique challenges. This topic is full of stories from my life of how to build credibility with stakeholders for a son or daughter in a family business.


This talk, which lasts either 30 or 60 minutes, has been given mainly at the university level at Baylor University as well as Emmanuel University in Romania.