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Safe Space with Francesco Lombardo

May 17, 2022

In this episode Francesco talks with Lisa Daniel about the importance of inclusion of spouses in a Family business. 

Lisa joined the Lodge family in 1994 when she married 5th generation family member Jay Daniel and is a very active volunteer with the Joseph Lodge Family Council.

As Lisa shares, being a spouse who...

Mar 22, 2022

In this episode, John Gibbons, a 4th generation family business member, talks about his passion project MARINAS GUARDIAN.

Francesco and John discuss the importance of having a passion project while also being self-sustaining to be taken seriously. Being reliant on oneself is a critical ingredient for...

Mar 15, 2022

Richa and Francesco tackle the issues of perspectives in Family Business. As Richa shared here, the mentor used to say, "If there are two or more utensils in the kitchen, they will clang and make noise."  
The key to successful transition and succession is being able to understand and appreciate the perspectives of...

Mar 8, 2022

One of the biggest challenges facing succession and transition of a business from one generation to the next is the disinterest of the NxtGen in the business. 
Andre, host of the Impulsive Thinker podcast, and Francesco discuss what the absence of self-expression looks like, why it's suppressed, and the cost of not...

Feb 22, 2022

In this episode, Francesco interviews Andre Brisson, host of The Impulsive Thinker podcast.

A frank and fun filled interview, Andre shares his journey of being diagnosed with ADHD and how he has used this as a tool for championing himself, his team and other entrepreneurs.

Andre talks about how he saw emotional...