Kathy Kolbe & Amy Bruske: Business is Business.
According to Forbes: Family businesses generate over 50% of the US Gross National Product. On this episode we will look at Business and Family, are they two things that have to be kept separate or can they actually work together without it ending up looking like another version of “The Godfather”? If you are from the world of Family Business you have no doubt been faced with that moment of what might be “perceived” as nepotism. That moment where someone has to decide whether the family member who wants into the business is the right move for the business, for that matter if it’s the right move for the family and could it be good for one and not the other. Well our guests today don’t just have an opinion about this they have a family business and what’s more, they have the research and technology for you to find out if your sister, brother, cousin or any relative should even be allowed near your business. KATHY KOLBE is the global leader in discovering and accessing the power of human instincts. She has done the brain research to prove the relevance of her Kolbe Theory of Conation to individual and organizational success. Kathy is the creator of the world renowned Kolbe Index which validates an individual's natural talents, and instinctive method of operation (M.O.) through which you are enabled to be at your most productive. I know because I’ve done it and used the test as part of our hiring process, and it was eye opening to say the least. AMY BRUSKE is the president of Kolbe Corp and leads seminars for business leaders throughout the world. She was recently named Business Owner of the Year by the Phoenix chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). Kathy and Amy are both award-winning consultants and advisors to over 3,000 family-owned businesses, as well as to Fortune 500 companies, and both are also sought-after speakers. As mother and daughter, working together for more than two decades, Kathy and Amy have personally experienced every situation discussed in their brand new book: Business is Business… Reality Checks for Family-Owned Companies. Find out more at: http://BusinessIsBusinessBook.com More on hiring the host Dov Baron: http://FullMontyLeadership.com