Steve Tenney is a Senior Vice President of Wealth Management at UBS Financial Services in Portland, Maine and leads the Family Wealth Management Partners team. They help business owners bridge the gap from where they are today to their vision of the future. Steve has worked at UBS for 23 years, always working with individuals and families, many for 3 to 5 generations. He also had the great fortune of working with his father for four of those years, experiencing many of the same issues that all family owned businesses deal with. He knows firsthand that running a business is filled with rewards and challenges. He spends his days working to solve problems and provide solutions for clients, ultimately making a meaningful difference in their lives. Outside of work, Steve is quite a competitive athlete, sailing, swimming, rowing and has even completed two Ironman triathlons.
Steve delegates things to his team -- it's critical to have a team you trust to take care of the tasks you delegate. ONWARD!
Incorporate the "Hell yes!" rule -- Steve and his team only jump on an idea if they have an overwhelmingly positive response to it.
Steve's dyslexia makes reading challenging -- and Steve tells the whole story here.
"Effective communication moves a company forward."
"Ask questions -- ask for advice -- and listen to the advice."
I would have developed an expert network sooner.
Pay a great deal of attention to balance.
An individual would share the same priorities and would always be willing explore for new solutions.