Adding bench strength and team depth….my weekly blog

Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there. Management succession should also be an integral component of most, if not all, succession plans.  The business has to be able to continue to operate, with a strong management team, … Continue reading

W2 – what does your succession look like – my weekly blog

Succession of your family business is unique.  Studies have shown that the process of getting to your succession plan and the communication around the planning process defines the end result for your family.  I have worked with two families moving … Continue reading

A great comeuppance – courtesy of the CEO of JP Morgan, my weekly blog

This is so good, that I had to repeat it verbatim. The link is here: A young and pretty lady posted this on a popular forum: Title: What should I do to marry a rich guy? I’m going to … Continue reading

It is never too late to effect the succession of your business – my weekly blog

This cartoon is intended to be hyperbole about business and family succession. Some wait until it is too late…what are the potential results? – lose the interest of the next gens who are tired of waiting for their turn to … Continue reading

Child labour? – my weekly blog

Family employment in a family business can be rewarding and part of best practices to further the succession plan for your business. However, it also can have a darker side where sibling/cousin rivalries can emerge, entitlement issues arise and leadership … Continue reading