October 6, 2020—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 Advisor Libby Turner discusses how effective mentoring can help pave the way for a successful business transition to the next generation.
July 21, 2020—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 Strategies Marguerite Weese discusses the importance of taking the time to equip your family with the tools they need to weather the next storm.
No matter what role you play in owning and running your business—the entrepreneur, the CEO of an established business, or somewhere in between—you may often be so focused on building and growing the business that you’ve forgotten that your most important role is to protect what you’ve already built.