The Humphreys were three siblings working together in a family-owned business having completed the succession plan ten years earlier. They were having difficulty with issues of competency and raising questions about their contribution to the business and created a vision that focused on the values they would use to lead the company. Tony, the youngest of the three siblings and the leader of the group, used his individual vision to promote the values of his parents for the benefit of future generations.
HUMPHREY COMMON FAMILY VISION
With spirituality as a common/core value, we embrace and perpetuate the values that our ancestors instilled in us. We will lead the company and be guided by:
In our relationship with each other we commit to being humble, compassionate and forgiving. In all of our endeavors we will persevere, foster/express creativity, and have fun.
Prayer for Loving Kindness
May our family be filled with loving kindness
May we be well
May our family be peaceful and at ease
May our family be happy
TONY'S INDIVIDUAL VISION
As an employee of the company I embody the values of my mother and father. I live these values for future generations to see-the values of hard work, creativity, generosity and compassion. My commitment flows from a love of God and others.
May (Sister #1) be an integral core of the business and use all of her potential to become a complete person who contributes to her family and company.
May (Sister #2) experience herself as an integral member of an empowered team that experiences her as competent and caring, and uses conflict for growth and improvement.
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These family business success stories are the outgrowths of actual
common visions created by families in business. All true, these
business success stories have fictional names to inspire other families
to work together to develop their own common vision.
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