Washing The Hands Of Your Father

July 31, 2015

Axiom and Challenge in Family Businesses In discussions about successful multi-generational family businesses I frequently state what I believe to be an axiom each generation needs to respect the past and keep an eye on […]

West Point Leadership And Family Businesses

July 25, 2015

In his article The Re-Education of Jim Collins published in Inc Magazine Bo Burlingham of Editor at Large Inc writes about the lessons that Jim Collins business guru and author of such business classics as […]

Struggle And Strength

July 18, 2015

Ongoing Discussion at the Family Business Mastermind The Family Business Mastermind is a peer-to-peer learning group Participants meet monthly at the Lawrence N Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College of the City University of […]

The Unreasonable First Generation

July 11, 2015

Seth Godin recently wrote a blog post on a characteristic bias of human nature regarding the perception of 8220 reasonableness 8221 http sethgodin typepad com seths blog 2015 07 unreasonable html He pointed out that […]

Talent And Commitment

July 4, 2015

If I were asked to recommend top-of-mind best strategies for multi-generational success in a family business I would advocate fostering the development of next generation-talent and leadership and instilling a values-based commitment to being a […]