Reality Is Bigger

April 29, 2016

Last week I attended the annual conference of Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises AFHE While there I had the opportunity to hear speakers from a range of professional disciplines family business advisors financial planners psychologists […]

The Word From D C It Takes A Team

April 23, 2016

I am writing this blog piece while attending the annual conference of Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises AFHE in Washington D C Each year s conference brings together a multidisciplinary group of family business advisors […]

More Than Do No Harm

April 14, 2016

I saw my internist recently and we started to talk about a book written by neurosurgeon Henry Marsh entitled Do No Harm Stories of Life Death and Brain Surgery In it the author gives a […]

Precarious Placement

April 6, 2016

Positioning the second generation as managers responsible for overseeing the processes and systems established by the founder is a not-uncommon practice in family business but this custom sets up a potential problem The second generation […]

The Gentlemen Of Leisure Are Live

April 4, 2016

Welcome to the Gentlemen of Leisure GOL Our plan for this site is for it to be your go-to site when you are planning a trip with your buddies Planning and looking forward to your […]

Pulled Into The Future

April 2, 2016

The leadership vision and entrepreneurial talent of the founding generation of a family business may be very different than that needed in subsequent generations and installing a successor who is a copy of the founder […]