Family Business Dynamics

Originally aired on January 4, 2017 on the Faith Radio Network with Dr. Bill Meier.  In this interview, we discuss Family Businesses and how they are different from a publicly held corporation.  In this broadcast, we discuss the four roles one can hold in a corporation – shareholder, director, officer and employee.  Role confusion often results in the chain of command being questioned by non-family employees.  We also discuss why the next generation needs to work outside the family business for five to ten years before being allowed to assume the role of owner or leader in the family business.  We end by discussing how dysfunctional family relationships can negatively impact the family business and how to keep the business healthy long after the founders have passed.

Predictions for 2017 in Business

Originally aired on December 28, 2016 on Faith Radio with Dr. Bill Meier.  We start by discussing the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) and then move to discussing changes in the tax code.  We also discussed tariffs and what the effects of tariffs are on American business.

The 282 Promises of Donald Trump

Originally aired on November 30, 2016 on the Faith Radio Network with Dr. Bill Meier.  We discuss some of the 282 promises that Candidate Trump made before he became President Trump.  We also discuss what the concept of a promise is from a Christian viewpoint. We finish by discussing how promises are maintained in business and what some real world implications are for Christian Business Owners.

After the Election….Now What?

Originally aired on Faith Radio with Dr. Bill Meier on November 9, 2016.  In this episode, we discuss what to expect from a business and economic perspective now that Mr. Trump has won the Presidential election.  We discuss how Mr. Trump needs to unite this nation.  We also discuss Bill’s view that a recession is inevitable during his first term.  We also discuss what Mr. Trump can do to lessen the effects of this coming recession.

 

How FBI Director James Comey Lived Out Good Leadership

Originally aired on Faith Radio with Dr. Bill Meier on November 2, 2016.  We discuss how FBI Director James Comey is demonstrating good leadership by sticking to his principles and following protocol without regard to the type of criticism he would receive or hits he would take to his reputation.

He did four things right when it comes to leadership:

  1. He demonstrated that he was clearly in charge
  2. He is willing to be misunderstood in order to carry out his duties
  3. He did not define the truth as the problem
  4. He decided to “face into the negative” and not avoid dealing with a very difficult problem head-on

The Detrimental Effects of Overcompensating Employees

Originally aired on September 21, 2016 with Dr. Bill Meier on Faith Radio.  In this interview, we discuss large salaries for CEOs as well as the detrimental effects of over-compensating employees.

 

Another Mortgage Crisis?

Originally aired on Faith Radio with Dr. Bill Meier on September 28, 2016. We discuss how some of the new policies coming from certain Federal government agencies are repeating the same mistakes that were committed between 1992 and 2007 that led to the housing bubble.

A Biblical Perspective on the Elections

Originally aired on September 9, 2016 with Dr. Bill Meier on Faith Radio.  In this interview, we discuss the 2016 Presidential elections.  25% of Americans say they are scared of who our next President will be regardless of who gets elected.  75% say their pick of a President are motivated by who to vote against, not for.

We discuss how the main input in our lives should be the Holy Spirit and not the news media about the elections.