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Woodbury: Farm Family Business
Lance Woodbury DTN Farm Business Adviser
Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:39 AM CDT

In a recent conversation with a family business member about an upcoming meeting, he skeptically asked me, "What are we going to actually accomplish at the family meeting?" He was a man of action, and was frustrated that some family meetings had not resulted in specific or significant group decisions.

My hunch is that he's not alone in wondering what, at times, gets accomplished when family members are talking around the table. While indecision is not a good meeting outcome, neither does every meeting need to be about making a grand pronouncement. Consider these benefits beyond the actual resolutions that ...

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