Educate and Empower

Over the last years, I have encountered many Family Businesses with conflict between generations, often between a father and his son or sons. If I had to narrow the conflict down to one painful comment from each generation, it would sound like this:...

A Family Business Succession Perspective

One of the most familiar and common phrases I hear from advisors to Family Businesses is that their clients are simply not ready to talk about succession. Surely, with dad approaching 65, 70 or even 75, this would have to be one of the most important items on the...

The legacy of Legacy

For families in business, the desire to create a lasting legacy tends to be a recurring theme and topic of conversation. For many patriarchs it is important to leave this world with a legacy comprising a successful business and meaningful assets to leave behind for...