Is it Time for a Family Meeting?

What does a son, daughter, cousin or in-law think about the business owned by a family member? Platinum Partner Steve Coleman answers this question and more in the February/March issue of Upsize Minnesota. As Steve wrote, “Whether or not they are involved daily in that business, a family business does affect the entire family. Yet many business owners of privately held companies do not usually […]

Running on Empty

Enhanced forecasting can help firms take action before exhausting their cash

Ever feel on the brink of cash flow exhaustion? You know the signs: an abrupt change in the marketplace, a failed ownership transition, mismanagement or simply the failure to make your sales forecast from month to month. The result is the same in each case: running out of cash.

Tom Hubler Authors New Book on Family Business Success

Platinum’s Tom Hubler has drawn from more than 35 years of his experience advising family businesses to author a new book called “The Soul of Family Business:  A practical guide to family business success and a loving family.” Packed with family best practices and practical tips from managing conflict to succession planning, “The Soul of the Family Business” is an essential guide for family business […]

Tom Hubler Sums Up Family Business Success

The family business consultant pours a career’s worth of advice into a new book. OCTOBER 31, 2018 AMANDA OSTUNI After nearly 40 years as a family business consultant and frequent writer and speaker on the topic, Tom Hubler of Hubler for Business Families compiled a career’s worth of insights for his debut book, The Soul of Family Business: A Practical Guide to Family Business Success and […]