How to Work with Family Members in a Sustainable Way, Find a “Right Fit” when Hiring, and more with Amy Bruske [PODCAST 146]

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How to Work with Family Members in a Sustainable Way, Find a “Right Fit” when Hiring, and more with Amy Bruske [PODCAST 146]


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with your family members? Truth is, it can be tough.  If you’ve ever worked with family, you know that it can sometimes put a strain on the relationship.  However, there is hope…

In today’s segment, you’ll hear from expert and bestselling author of Business is Business: Reality Checks for Family-Owned Companies Amy Bruske. Amy is a sought-after speaker for Fortune 500 companies, associations, and entrepreneurial organizations in a variety of industries, and a Principal and President of Kolbe Corp.

Specializing in HR consulting and leadership development, she is one of the company’s three Senior Master Consultants and is also in demand for executive coaching and team building for a wide range of businesses around the world.

You’ll walk away from this episode with clear and useful advice that will empower you to make the right decisions when considering if you should bring family members into your business. Take advantage of Amy’s unique and time-tested principles so you don’t make the same mistakes countless other business leaders have made over the years when mixing family and business. There are plenty of ways to do this wrong, and a few ways to do it right.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this session:


  • The biggest mistakes made from working with family members; [3:30]
  • A helpful checklist to make sure someone is the “Right Fit” in your business; [6:30]
  • Common issues between spouses in business together; [9:00]
  • And more…


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