November 19, 2020, GEM 26 — Too often, small business owners fail to plan for the eventual transition of their businesses. However, planning for an inevitable ownership change is simply good business—and it starts years before the enterprise changes hands. Listen now as Director of Business Engagement John Campbell discusses why all business owners, regardless of the company’s size, should prepare for their future transition.
October 6, 2020, GEM 23—Many successful family businesses use mentorship programs to engage younger generations and overcome some of the challenges associated with inter-generational succession. In addition, effective mentoring may help reinforce a shared vision and company values across generations. Family Legacy Coordinator Libby Turner discusses how effective mentoring can help pave the way for a successful business transition to the next generation.
July 21—The unexpected arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic created much disruption for families and businesses alike. Now is the time to ask: What can I do to better prepare my family and our business for the next potential crisis? National Director of Family Legacy Planning Marguerite Weese discusses the importance of taking the time to equip your family with the tools they need to weather the next storm.