2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]

Family Business Consulting

Based on a deep understanding of family systems (relationships and dynamics), Dr. Blum has worked with family business clients for many years in her practice.  Recently, she has affiliated with Kennesaw State University’s Cox Family Enterprise Center as executive faculty.   Along with Center director, Dr. Gaia Marchisio and colleague Dr. Sherrill Hayes, Dr. Blum […]

Overwhelmed? Personalize One Common Solution That Really Works!

Many of us are in multiple roles in our lives – mother/father, daughter/son, employee, director …as well as functioning as our own “life manager”.  Each role requires distinct tasks and actions on our part and pretty soon, many of us feel overwhelmed.   As simple as it may sound, making a list can help to […]

“That’s How I Was Raised” or Do You Have the Keys to the House?

She was the office manager in an engineering firm. Every time something would break – whether a toilet or a fax machine – they would call out to her. “Betsy, the ____ is broken!” No request, just a statement. Quickly, she would arrive at the scene of the malfunction, ponder and repair the offending apparatus.   […]