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Lauren Owen
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  • Seattle, WA
  • United States
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Occupation relative to family business
Family Business Advisor
Area of Expertise
Finance, Management, Other
With what family business organizations are you affiliated (e.g., FFI, FBN, IFERA, FERC, CAFE, IFB)?
Northwest Family Business Advisors
Please share a little about yourself and your business.
As co-founder of Redpoint Succession and Leadership Coaching, I've worked with closely-held and family businesses in a diverse area of industries for 25+ years. My specific areas of expertise include:

1. Designing and implementing succession plans;
2. Results-oriented leadership coaching;
3. Helping families in business address and resolve the "elephants in the room."
4. Building and maintaining strong management teams that improve the performance and value of the company.

For more information, visit and my blog,

I am a certified Marshall Goldsmith leadership coach.

I hold an MBA in Organization Design and Human Resource Management from the University of Washington and an A.B. Degree in Public Policy from Duke University. I completed the Core Essentials program from Coach U, a coach training organization.

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Things to Consider Before Bringing a Child Into the Business

I want to bring my son, a freshly minted business graduate into the business. What are some of the things I need to consider? Specifically, what’s the best job description and how do I work out how to pay him?

First off, we assume you have:

a) had a heart-to-heart talk with your son to determine that he sincerely wants to work in your business and is not doing so because he feels obligated to you. You also want to rule out that your son sees…


Posted on November 2, 2011 at 1:47pm

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