Family leaders must have the courage and stamina to create an inclusive, participative, and results-driven culture in the family and business, supported by the right policies and systems. Such a foundation will set the stage for a family legacy which both sustains across multiple future generations, and grows along the way with each group driving growth and diversification and making its own mark.
“Moments of crisis can bring families together or they tear them apart – the choice is ultimately theirs…”
Why is it hard to find good successors? We believe that the root issues occur earlier in the lives of next-gen members, linked to the manner in which they experience their family’s wealth and legacy during adolescence and early adulthood.
In light of the many crises that haunt the daily news cycle, there is one segment of the corporate landscape that seems to be weathering the storm better than most: family businesses.
Tools for the next generation to approach the retirement conversation tactfully with patience, strategy and smarts.
About one-quarter of our work relates to family philanthropy, most often as part of a complex family enterprise or family office.
Succeeding Generations provides a thoughtful and comprehensive look at the sensitive dynamics of leadership succession in family businesses.
Many families have decided to formalize a Family Office to serve the financial and professional needs of family members.
As a result of our expertise, we are able to assist families across the spectrum of needs.
Successful family enterprise leaders must tend both to the needs of the business and the family