Ellen Frankenberg

Ellen Frankenberg, Ph.D., is a family psychologist specializing in consulting to families in business, especially in the manufacturing, construction, distribution, retail, and service industries. She holds advanced credentials in her field, including a diploma granted by the American Board of Professional Psychology for advanced competence in the specialty of family psychology. She also holds the designation Approved Supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Ellen is a frequent speaker for professional groups such as chambers of commerce, bar associations, chartered life underwriters, etc. as well as the Family Firm Institute, an international organization for consultants to family businesses. In addition, Ellen is the author of Your Family, Inc. and a columnist for Family Business magazine.

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Family businesses are always challenging, but especially during the holidays, and Ellen talks with Jim about some of the things families who work together can grow closer during the holidays, or at least not hurt each other.
Ellen and Jim celebrate her 8th anniversary of being on the show by talking about what it takes to successfully transition a family business from one generation to the next.
Ellen and Jim talk about how to deal with alcoholism at work. How to detect it and how to help those who are alcoholics. They also provide a phone number to call for help.