November 2016

Life after leadership

About six or seven years before Dave Juday retired as chairman of IDEAL Industries in 2014, he decided it was time to make a major change—so he grew a beard.

Juday is the grandson of J. Walter Becker, founder of IDEAL, a Sycamore, Ill.-based maker of products and tools for...Read more

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Building a sustainable family enterprise

Craig Lloyd used to sit his three daughters down every Christmas and ask how they would handle the family real estate business if he died suddenly.

The business was still relatively small, and this annual conversation was as close as the family came to having a formal meeting.

Craig and...Read more

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Clean hands and giving hearts

It's almost impossible to walk into a hospital, supermarket or public bathroom without encountering a GOJO product. Though Akron, Ohio-based GOJO Industries Inc. is best known for its Purell brand of hand sanitizer, its owners' mission goes far beyond keeping hands clean. Through a unique broad-based structure called the Kanfer...Read more

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