Developing Leadership in the Rising Generations

Dr. Keith Whitaker, President of Wise Counsel Research

Professionals spend a lot of time talking about developing family decision-making, family governance, and educating the rising generations. But, without the successful transfer of leadership from generation to generation, those things won’t be effectively implemented.

How to Maximize the Value of Your Membership + Virtual Tour of the PPI Website

John A. Warnick, Esq., Founder, Purposeful Planning Institute

Whether you are a new member or a long-time member of the PPI community, we invite you to join us for a webinar dedicated to helping you maximize the value of your membership.  In addition to reviewing the resources available to members on the website, we will offer an overview of membership benefits, and we'll leave plenty of time to answer any questions you may have. 

Happy Together: Using Positive Psychology to Build Stronger Relationships

Dr. Keith Whitaker, President of Wise Counsel Research

Positive psychology research indicates that one of the most important factors in human flourishing is building close relationships with others. Enjoying strong bonds with family members, romantic partners, friends, and co-workers is critical for thriving. Yet we all too often assume that these bonds will stay strong automatically and then are surprised if they begin to fray. A better approach is to nurture and care for our relationships by learning skills and developing habits that can keep them strong. Working at our relationships like we work out our bodies at the gym can build relational muscle and flexibility—and the science of positive psychology can help us do so effectively.

Ground Rules and High-Ground Ideas on the Path to Being Grounded

Dr. Keith Whitaker, President of Wise Counsel Research

Expertise is important, often essential, to the value provided by professionals. When it is applied and communicated by a person who is grounded, the value of expertise is remarkably expanded. In fact, an ungrounded person with great expertise can misuse or waste their competence, oftentimes unknowingly. In this webinar, we’ll take a close look what grounded means, how we sense or know a person is grounded, and some steps to increase our own grounding.