Ep.008: Culture of Business and Family

What if navigating the delicate dynamics of family business could actually be simple, enjoyable, and rewarding? Join us for a thought-provoking conversation as we unpack this challenging issue. We reflect on our recent participation in SERVPRO Convention in Tampa, Florida, the surprising revenue consistency of the top performer in the last decade, and the success of SERVPRO as a commercial clean-up and restoration leader.

We delve into the complexities of running a family business, emphasizing the crucial aspects of defining roles, encouraging transparent communication, and maintaining neutrality amidst heightened emotions. We share our insights on creating a family-like atmosphere at work and the importance of having a visionary on the team. Plus, we take a nostalgic journey back to our favorite childhood TV shows and discuss the evolution of family dynamics on television today.

Balancing work and personal life is no easy feat, particularly in a family business setting. We delve into this topic, underlining the significance of entrusting responsibilities and building a team that you can rely on. We also share our personal experiences on decision-making, the challenges of communication, and the irreplaceable value of trust within the business. Join us for these insightful discussions, as we navigate the intricacies and joys of the family business dynamic


Our show is produced by Adam West, a video creator, and Benji Wilson, an accomplished entrepreneur. Our mission is to empower you in every aspect of your life, from business to personal growth. We’re here to inspire you to make a positive impact on the world through sharing our own life experiences and having conversations with other successful guests. Together, we’ll explore living a HigherUp life!

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Who is Benji Wilson?

A devoted Christ follower who embraces a HigherUp life philosophy. With a beautiful wife and three travel-loving children, he cherishes family time and explores the world together. As an established entrepreneur, Benji thrives on helping business owners succeed and building relationships that last a lifetime. He also serves as a Worship Pastor, using his musical talents to inspire others in their faith journeys. With his belief in personal responsibility and focus on the controllable, Benji lives by the mantra, “Control what you can control, and everything else will take care of itself.” He is a remarkable individual who seeks to make a positive impact in the lives of others through faith, family, entrepreneurship, and lasting connections.

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Who is Adam West?

A digital content creator who brings a fresh perspective to every project he undertakes. Drawing inspiration from the original Batman, Adam knows how to captivate audiences without donning a bat costume. With a diverse skill set encompassing photography, video production, and graphic design, he excels as a versatile multimedia producer, capable of handling all aspects of content creation.

Adam’s expertise extends beyond mere technical proficiency. As a creative director and content strategist, he possesses the innate ability to weave captivating narratives that resonate with viewers. With his background as a copywriter, he crafts compelling messaging and visuals that stand out in today’s crowded digital landscape.

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00:00 – Episode Intro
12:05 – Working With Family in Business
23:10 – Strong Team, Family Atmosphere
28:37 – Favorite TV Shows Growing Up
34:12 – Family Business Challenges and Communication
45:09 – Family Business Work-Life Balance
49:10 – Family Business Trust and Work-Life Balance
1:01:24 – Episode Close