Next Generation

Twelve tasks of succession

Planning a leadership transition is hard, stressful work. Not every family has the stamina to stay the course.


How to build a dynasty

Beretta—the name is synonymous with elegant weaponry. Ugo Gussalli Beretta, 13th-generation leader of the Italian dynasty, reveals the secrets of remaining a family business for five centuries.


The Reluctant Successor

Dan Gerber was set to take on the reins of the Gerber baby food company. But at age 21 he decided to pursue a different dream.