Case Studies

Michael Lobraico, founder of NCI Solutions, writes monthly case studies exploring solutions to a variety of challenges faced by individuals connected to family businesses as well as executive leaders in general.

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You may read or listen to his recent case studies, below. For past case studies, please see the Archive page.

Family owned and operated businesses

  • A Lesson from Elementary School Solves a Business Problem

    Lara's family business was going strong for decades, but one year things unexpectedly took a turn for the worse. Are the good days behind them or is there a path to a brighter future?

  • Thinking Outside the Family - Part 1

    “The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place” George Bernard Shaw wrote and it is still true today. With 93% of all communication being non verbal “Thinking Outside the Family” part # 1 uses a family business to explore what is being said and not being said and how those messages are being picked up or not.

Executive leadership