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4-Planning Inventory

We can't foreknow the future, but we can get ready
with what we do know.
  1. Companies thrive with clear business planning.
  2. Owners succeed with informed personal planning.
  3. Families support family plans they help create.
  4. Family businesses endure by negotiating succession plans.
Where is your business family in your 4-Planning  process?

to start  
stalling  moving  purring
1.   Company Planning
2.   Owner Planning
3.   Family Planning
4.   Succession Planning

If you need to start or are stalling on 2, 3, or 4, Lange Consulting  can help you jump-start the process of 4-Planning  for a preferred future.

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Do you know that if you have
  • Relatives (other than Uncle Sam),
  • Income (a business, professional practice, real estate),
  • Wealth (inheritance, trust, other valuable property),
you will face "business family" matters sooner or later?

Do you realize that you can get ready for "transitions" like
  • Birth - Death
  • Marriage - Divorce
  • Disability - Retirement
instead of letting them
  • threaten your business and family members,
  • disrupt communications, and
  • deplete your energies and resources.

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We at Lange Consulting 
help you address and negotiate
business/family transitions.

Questions You May Need to Ask

  1. How does your family share its vision for the business?

  2. Does your family meet regularly to discuss both business and family matters?
     Yes    No

  3. How do you decide what's best for the business and the family?

  4. What future resources can your business count on from your family?

  5. Do you have contingency plans in case something bad happens to key people?
     Yes    No

  6. What transitions will your family-business need to face?

  7. Are you currently negotiating your family business transitions successfully?
     Yes    No
If your business family is communicating and moving forward agreeably in your 4-Planning  vision, we commend and congratulate you!

Most business families are not so blessed!

Every family is different; not every family has learned how to negotiate their differences effectively.

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What if . . .

What if - in less than a year - you could install a safe family "roundtable" and negotiate matters of importance to both your business and your family?

It's possible!

We at Lange Consulting  have been custom-building what we call family-business councils for business families since 1987.

Your Family-Business Council  can save both money and heartaches for your business and family ventures.

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Family-Business Council

What is a Family-Business Council ?

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