December 2015

A graphic way to present the family business values

Wisdom Adhesives Worldwide, an Elgin, Ill., company led by the fifth generation, emphasizes six family business values: passion, action, reinvention, endurance, relationships and generosity. “The business has always been operated under these principles,” says Linda Wisdom, the company’s vice president of operations.

The company, founded by Phillip Wisdom...Read more

What keeps family business owners up at night?


A survey of Transitions West 2015 participants asked the attendees to describe the family issues they face. The word cloud above shows their most cited concerns. For information on the topics discussed at Transitions West 2015, see ...Read more