The Dos and Don’ts of Starting a Successful Family Business

familybusiness femaleentrepreneur realestate realestatepodcast May 10, 2024

EPISODE 476 Are you struggling to scale your family business? Then you've come to the right place, because this is the episode for you! In it, we sit down with the brilliant Isabelle Guarino, an entrepreneur who successfully transitioned her father’s business from a solopreneur operation to a thriving company with nearly 50 employees.

Isabelle is an Arizona State University graduate, a former flight attendant, a Walt Disney World intern, and the Residential Assisted Living Academy’s leading lady. She has been working as the COO of the company for the last 8 years, keeping everyone in line and on task. Isabelle has been featured in many magazines and articles on the topic of Senior Housing and most recently was given the title as one of the "Top Influencers in Senior Housing". She also won Aging Media's "the Future Leaders of Assisted Living" award in 2020.

In this episode, Isabelle will be discussing how her close relationship with her father facilitated business operations for her family business, the importance of cultural fit in hiring, the complex emotions involved in family business transitions, and more. Are you ready to meet this incredible woman? Tune in now!

Key Takeaways:

Introduction (00:00)

How to mix business and family (01:17)

The secret formula to scale a family business (03:26)

How to merge both worlds (09:22)

Navigating work with family (15:06)

Visionaries and integrators (18:19)

Letting go of the integrator role (25:44)

Navigating the highs and ups of a business transition (27:55)


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