I was really looking forward to “Girls,” the highly touted new HBO series created by Lena Dunham, whose quirky independent film Tiny Pictures won raves from the critics and charmed me, too; although I thought the praise for the picture was a bit overblown, I wanted to love the show. But it turns out that […]
Worrying too much about your grown kids can be damaging to your relationships, but it’s undeniable, given the changed relationship between the generations.
Getting a phone that’s smarter than I am is one thing – cutting my landline is a lot harder!
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THE NEW GENERATION GAP
September 2011, NY AREA workshop for personal coaches, counselors, therapists whose clients have issues dealing with their grown children.
The end of a marriage changes both the family and the family business. While your immediate goal may be surviving divorce without losing what you’ve spent years building, it’s equally important to consider how what seems like a private, personal event causes shifts and tremors in so many other key relationships. Many people besides you […]
The blogosphere is buzzing about “What Is It About 20-Somethings?”, a widely covered recent New York Times Magazine piece. For their baby boomer parents, the answer to the title query is reassuringly familiar – It’s just a stage they’re going through. A new one, brought on by a cluster of factors including the economy and […]
Graduation has come and gone, and the parents of the Class of 2010 are proud, broke and glad it’s over. They have agendas they want to get back to, the second half of their lives to invent – the part where they’re not old yet, just older. Well, don’t get too excited – it ain’t […]
Many family businesses have mission statements that clarify their values, goals and principles. But few have a boundary statement, which is even more important to the operation, profitability, reputation and stakeholder satisfaction of a family-owned enterprise. A boundary statement sets out the lines, or boundary, between the business and the family. It protects both from […]