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Do Family Businesses Have a “Nepo Baby” Problem?

Published February 1, 2023 Amy C. Cosper |

A tacky -- but trending -- topic

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5 Key Traits: Hiring an Outside Board Member

Published February 1, 2023 Chris Yount |

What to look for 

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Investing: Lessons from the FTX Implosion

Published January 26, 2023 Charlie Carr |

“I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here." -- Louis from Casablanca

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Three generations, one epic view

Published January 25, 2023 Matt Villano |

The Eberhardt family and the Aurora Borealis share a common reality: They’ve all been hanging out north of Fairbanks, Alaska, for a long, long time.Sure, the Northern Lights likely have been tw...

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Six Best Practices for Selling or Transferring Your Business

Published January 23, 2023 Pratik Patel, Managing Director and Head of the Family Wealth Strategies Team |

Six Best Practices for Selling or Transferring Your BusinessSelling or transferring a business can be a life-changing event.  The event is the culmination of years of hard work and often results ...

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Hello, Alice!

Published January 17, 2023 Matt Villano |

A woman-owned California company is aiming to make life easier for multigenerational family businesses 

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Succession is a journey, not a plan

Published January 11, 2023 Dennis T. Jaffe | Feature Article

Why you need a new mindset

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How to Create a Next Gen Wealth Education Plan

Published January 11, 2023 Kirby Rosplock, PhD. |

Most families struggle when it comes to planning wealth education for the next generation. Often, learning initiatives start informally and don’t get real traction because  there is no formal l...

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Doing Good: Mitzi Perdue

Published January 10, 2023 Scott Chase |

A ring, an auction and a gift to Ukraine

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Royal Family: Heir-ing of Grievances

Published January 10, 2023 Amy C. Cosper |

In his book, Spare, Prince Harry reveals a lot about families and family business

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Where have all the workers gone?

Published January 6, 2023 Chris Yount |

The answers are not simple or singular

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Where have all the workers gone?

Published January 6, 2023 Chris Yount |

The answers are not simple or singular

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That time I helped my mom with a Google Doc

Published January 6, 2023 Charlie Rhomberg |

Getting past generational conflict with reasonable communication

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Leadership: 135 year and no layoffs

Published January 6, 2023 Patricia Olsen |

A quick Q&A with Howdy Holmes, Chairman and CEO, Chelsea Milling Company, Chelsea, Mich.Generation of family ownership: We have a complicated family tree. I’m the eighth generation in the millin...

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Succession Planning. It’s a lot.

Published January 6, 2023 Margaret Steen |

There are as many challenges and solutions as there are family businesses

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A storied view

Published January 6, 2023 Scott Chase | Feature Article

In Bergamo and Bellagio, Lombardy, northern Italy, two hotelier families pay homage to history, comfort and attention to detail on vastly different scales

 

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Hiring a family business consultant

Published January 6, 2023 Chris Yount | Feature Article

First things first: Define your goals when seeking the services of a family business consultant. Lewis Carroll wrote, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”

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Shared Values

Published January 4, 2023 Joshua Nacht and Richa Singh |

The secret to generational success

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When the cheese stakes are high

Published December 19, 2022 Amy C. Cosper |

A sordid tale of succession

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Things to leave your kids besides money

Published December 7, 2022 Charlie Carr | Departments

Twenty or so years ago, a former colleague wrote a paper describing 10 things to leave your kids. It was very successful in that it prodded me to think about it off and on for several years  – ...

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