Clinical psychologist and executive coach Dr. Denise P. Federer is the founder and principal of Federer Performance Management Group, LLC. Dr. Federer has extensive experience providing guidance to leading U.S. firms and their executives and in private practice as a psychotherapist to couples, families and individuals—an intense focus that has led to her interest and expertise in peak performance coaching and in the unique dynamics of closely held and family-owned businesses.
It wouldn’t be a stretch to say many people don’t like change of any kind. The status quo, which is known, is usually preferred against something new, which is unknown. With respect to a family business, change can be particularly troubling, especially when it’s unexpected — the death of an owner, a key employee or...
April 6, 2017