TV interview on Coaching

Watch Michael talk on WWLP about coaching, why it is different than psychotherapy, and how it works.

CNN Money article

Read an article featuring a mother/daughter team about the challenges and joys of being in a family business, as well as family business succession planning

Team Dynamics interview

Watch an interview with Mass Appeal host Danny New as Michael discusses team dynamics.

Podcast interview

Listen to a two-part interview with Michael on the Successful Generations podcast hosted by Ellie Frey Zagel.

Live Presentation

View this brief presentation about how people get trapped in family businesses, and what can be done to avoid it. Recorded at the Pioneer Valley Family Business Center.

Podcast interview on FamBiz

Hear an interview from the UK as Michael and Russ Haworth discuss the pros and cons of working in a family business. 

Family Business interview

This WWLP conversation on the psychology of family business highlights key areas to pay attention to when working in, or considering working in, a family business.

Estate Trustee article

In this article by Mitzi Perdue, learn about the importance of thinking through and selecting an effective trustee

FamilyBusiness.org article

Enjoy this article by Dr. Klein on being trapped in a famiy business and how to manage these complicated situations. *This article was recognized with a 2018 Schulze Publication Award.

Tharawat Podcast

Listen to an lively discussion about family business careers and dynamics with Ramia El Agamy Khan of Tharawat Magazine or read an excerpt from the interview.

Family Firm Institute article

In this authored article, Michael addresses the hidden bias that advisors to family business often have to keep the business intact and make sure it survives for future generations.

Millennials article

Although industry-specific (hearth, barbeque, patio), this article address the changing workforce and includes insights on why millennials hesitance to join a family business.

Forbes article

A brief article on how to Bridge Generations in a Family Business. It includes key points related to early exposure, person/job fit and nepotism.

Not Your Grandparents' HR Department

Michael authored this article for BusinessWest magazine about the role and history of behavioral expertise in maximizing organizational performance in small businesses.

Mental Health in the Workplace

A comprehensive article on understanding and managing emotional wellness at work, Scroll to the bottom to read my thoughts on causes and solutions.

Yahoo Finance Video

A one-minute video highlighting the need to address emotional wellness/mental health in the workplace