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Mike Boyd interviews successful families and their advisors to learn how they steward their wealth across generations, managing succession issues to "keep it in the family". Very few family businesses do the work and even fewer make it beyond the third generation. Follow along to learn about family governance structures, family office investing, succession planning and raising happy, healthy and enterprising children of wealth. Learn more and subscribe: https://www.businessoffamily.net/ Follow Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeBoyd

Mike Boyd interviews successful families and their advisors to learn how they steward their wealth across generations, managing succession issues to "keep it in the family". Very few family businesses do the work and even fewer make it beyond the third generation. Follow along to learn about family governance structures, family office investing, succession planning and raising happy, healthy and enterprising children of wealth. Learn more and subscribe: https://www.businessoffamily.net/ Follow Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeBoyd

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Mike Boyd interviews successful families and their advisors to learn how they steward their wealth across generations, managing succession issues to "keep it in the family". Very few family businesses do the work and even fewer make it beyond the third generation. Follow along to learn about family governance structures, family office investing, succession planning and raising happy, healthy and enterprising children of wealth. Learn more and subscribe: https://www.businessoffamily.net/ Follow Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeBoyd

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@mikeboyd

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English


Episodes

Nike Anani - Building a Generational Bridge in African Family Firms

3/1/2021
Nike is the founder and CEO of Nike Anani Practice, Ltd., in Lagos, Nigeria, where she helps second-generation family business members collaborate with the founding generation in an effort to build sustainable family enterprises in the region. No more than 2% of African family businesses successfully transition power to the second generation, and Nike has made it her mission to facilitate this generational merge. With over a decade of experience working with select business families in...

Duration:01:01:54

Tiho Brkan – The Most Interesting Man in the World? Second Passports, Territorial Tax, Mezzanine Finance + MFO Investing

2/22/2021
Tiho Brkan (https://twitter.com/TihoBrkan) is back for a second conversation about family office investing, including a deep dive into real estate mezzanine finance investing, uncorrelated assets for downside protection, citizenship by investment, second passports, territorial tax systems and his global view of markets today. Tiho is a Global Citizen & Investor, and today runs the multifamily office, The Atlas Investor (https://theatlasinvestor.com/) on behalf of his family and other ultra...

Duration:01:08:50

Aaron Chin - My Ceiling is Your Floor - 2nd Gen Leader of Canadian Health Business [The Business of Family]

2/15/2021
Aaron Chin is a second-generation business leader and CEO of Organika (https://organika.com/), a family-led Canadian company dedicated to providing innovative, premium health products to help inspire people to live healthier lives. Growing up in the business motivated Aaron to build on what his father started 30 years ago. Since assuming leadership of Organika, in partnership with his brother Jordan, they have increased business seven-fold and have grown the company into an award-winning,...

Duration:00:45:22

Adii Pienaar - First Generation Wealth Creator & Living Life Profitably [The Business of Family]

2/8/2021
Adii Pienaar (https://adii.me/) is the founder of three technology companies, two of which he’s exited so far to create first generation wealth for his family. A prolific reader, writer and maker, Adii brings a refreshing perspective to the way he views family, business and wealth. I was fortunate enough to preview his new book which was released last month, titled Life Profitability (https://amzn.to/3rsCr3R). In Life Profitability, Adii provides you with a new perspective for becoming...

Duration:00:56:53

Mitzi Perdue - Matriarch of the Sheraton Hotels and Perdue Chicken Families [The Business of Family]

2/1/2021
Mitzi Perdue (https://mitziperdue.com/) is the daughter of one family business titan (her father founded the Sheraton Hotel Chain (https://sheraton.marriott.com/)) and the widow of another, (her late husband was the family business poultry magnate (https://www.perdue.com/), Frank Perdue), and she is also a businesswoman in her own right. She started the family wine grape business, now one of the larger suppliers of wine grapes in California. Mitzi likes nothing better than to share insider...

Duration:01:02:06

Ginny Gilder - Olympic Medalist, G2 Family Office Founder, Social Entrepreneur & Owner of a WNBA Team [The Business of Family]

1/25/2021
Ginny Gilder, is an American former competitive rower and Olympic silver medalist. As a second generation entrepreneur, Ginny’s day job is running her family investment office, Gilder Office for Growth (https://www.dnb.com/business-directory/company-profiles.gilder_office_for_growth_llc.4176414f8c2ae4c4c2087905c09d68ec.html) but her heart leads her to focus on expanding access to opportunity in the realms of sports and education, especially for youth. A serial social enterprise entrepreneur,...

Duration:01:02:32

Khalid Muhmood - Using the Family Holding Company to invest in Education [The Business of Family]

1/18/2021
Khalid Muhmood (https://www.khalidmuhmood.com/) is from the UK and through the family business holding company Dragonfly Education Group (https://www.dragonflyeducationgroup.com/), is an operational investor in education. He has been active in the business of education since 1994 when he and his wife, Arabella Peters, co-founded Apollo English (https://apollo.edu.vn/) and then the British University Vietnam. Since then they have invested in a number of businesses all focused on education....

Duration:00:50:04

Ashok Melwani - Negotiating an Exit From the 4th Generation Family Business [The Business of Family]

1/11/2021
Ashok Melwani started his career as a teenager, working in his family’s fashion retail stores during the school holidays. In 1982, he joined the business full-time, working his way up from brand manager to an executive director of the 4th generation Indian family business. He's a seasoned entrepreneur with decades of experience in retail, food & beverage and distribution, and now an executive coach. Ashok is a guide to the road less travelled. His story is a fascinating journey of a struggle...

Duration:00:50:59

George Isaac - Family Business Consultant, Board Advisor & Prior CEO of Isaac Family Businesses [The Business of Family]

1/4/2021
George Isaac’s grandfather founded the first Isaac family businesses in 1899 in Bryan, Ohio, beginning a long history of serial entrepreneurship and the subsequent creation of several successful enterprises. A lot has changed since then, but the Isaac Group continues to thrive, now under board oversight and management by its third and fourth generation. George grew up as a child of family business owners and has run several Isaac multigenerational family businesses as a CEO and board member....

Duration:00:46:56

Gautam Goel - 4th Generation Steward of Dhampur Sugar Mills [The Business of Family]

12/28/2020
Gautam Goel is the fourth generation Managing Director of Dhampur International Pte Ltd (http://dhampurintl.com/index.html), the parent company and Dhampur International Pte Ltd. Founded in India in 1933 by Gautam’s great grandfather, he along with fellow members of the current generation continue to steward the family and business legacy today. Listen on to hear how the business was intentionally split off from a wider family group to resolve in-fighting, how they’ve professionalised the...

Duration:00:49:50

Val & Annie Hollingsworth - 7th Gen Hollingsworth & Vose - Manufacturing Innovation Since 1728 [The Business of Family]

12/21/2020
It's not often we get to hear from a 7th generation American manufacturing family with a company that dates back to 1728 and in their family since 1793. The Hollingsworth & Vose Company (https://www.hollingsworth-vose.com/en/Company/Company-History/) is a technical manufacturer with a rich history of R&D and innovation. Here to share their story with us are Val & Annie Hollingsworth, first cousins and both members of the 6th generation, stewarding this incredible and impactful company to the...

Duration:01:02:56

Jeff Gould - Generational Real Estate Families with Lineage Asset Advisors [The Business of Family]

12/14/2020
Jeff Gould (https://www.loopnet.com/brokerdirectory/profile/jeff-gould/sk2zdp6/aboutme) is the founder Lineage Asset Advisors (LAA) (https://lineageasset.com/) a full-service commercial real estate advisory and consulting firm providing customized commercial real estate services to help families make seamless transitions with their properties – from one generation to the next. Lineage collaborates with estate planning advisers to develop and implement portfolio solutions that meet the goals...

Duration:00:52:01

Jim & Paul Warner - Successfully Navigating Multi-Generational Family Dynamics [The Business of Family]

12/7/2020
Jim (https://www.oncourseinternational.com/jim-warner/) and Paul Warner (https://www.oncourseinternational.com/paul-warner/) work together in multi-generational family dynamics helping all parties establish and sustain authentic, synergistic, relationships. Paul leads young adult retreats, focusing on authentic relationships, navigating change, and leadership development. He also coaches young adults seeking clarity on their life purpose, mission, and vision, and guides them to take full...

Duration:01:03:09

Jonathan Goldhill - 4th Generation Inheritor, Coach & Author of Disruptive Successor [The Business of Family]

11/30/2020
Jonathan Goldhill is an Experienced Coach to Entrepreneurs and Family-Owned Businesses. He states that the dwindling chances of multigenerational success are due in large part to the issues unique to family businesses that are often wrapped up in a tightly woven knot of unspoken plans. In his new book DISRUPTIVE SUCCESSOR (https://www.disruptivesuccessor.com/), Jonathan offers a proven framework and playbook for unwinding this knot, scaling up your business or planning your exit. Standout...

Duration:00:50:52

Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan - From Billionaire's Son to Losing it All and Starting Over [The Business of Family]

11/23/2020
Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan, the eldest son of a well-known entrepreneur who built one of the largest business conglomerates in Malaysia, Teik Ngan took over the rein of his family company upon his father’s demise. Within a year, the sprawling business empire that took 35 years to build, collapsed under the weight of huge debts amidst the 1998 Asian financial crisis. 14 years passed before all personal liabilities of his family from the days of the financial crisis were eventually settled. In the...

Duration:00:46:15

Caroline Link - 4th Generation Heir to B.Grimm, one of Thailand’s Oldest Business Institutions [The Business of Family]

11/16/2020
Caroline Link, a 4th generation family member who is being groomed to run B.Grimm (https://bgrimmgroup.com/), one of Thailand’s oldest family-owned industrial conglomerates. Caroline grew up in a family where the common driving value and belief was to conduct business with compassion and in harmony with nature. Through multiple generations of management, and multiple business areas and geographies, B.Grimm (which was founded in Bangkok in 1878), has managed to cultivate a spirit of...

Duration:00:33:52

Richard Eu - Family Politics, Consolidating Power, Going Public & Taking Private [The Business of Family]

11/9/2020
Richard Eu is a fourth-generation Eu. His grandfather was tycoon and philanthropist Eu Tong Sen who remains a legend in Singapore for the vast commercial empire he built across Southeast Asia in the early 1900’s. Tong Seng had 11 wives with whom he had 24 children, setting the stage for a complex and conflicted period of succession following his death in 1941. One of the family's last remaining businesses, Eu Yan Sang (https://www.euyansang.com/en_US/home), a network of Traditional Chinese...

Duration:00:55:44

Crystal Lam - Second Generation Vietnamese-American Business Woman [The Business of Family]

11/2/2020
Crystal Lam is the Managing Director and second generation to manage Vinawood Ltd. (https://www.vinawood.com/), Vietnam’s largest wood component manufacturer specializing in customized window covering, millwork and architectural mouldings. With 10 years of operations experience in Vietnam, Crystal has lead the firm’s expansion into new markets, product categories and strategic ventures. Standout Quotes: * “My father raised me with the same belief systems; to be traditional in values but...

Duration:00:36:06

Chris Herschend - Third-Generation Owner of Theme Parks, Attractions & The Harlem Globetrotters [The Business of Family]

10/26/2020
Chris Herschend is a third-generation shareholder and Chairman of Missouri-based Herschend Enterprises (https://herschendenterprises.com/), the largest family (https://www.hfecorp.com/)-owned themed attractions company in the US. HFE properties span 26 locations and 10 states, employing over 10,000 people who collectively host over 13 million guests annually at properties including Silver Dollar City, Dollywood and the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters (https://www.harlemglobetrotters.com/)....

Duration:01:02:52

Jim Grubman - Immigrants and Natives - Adapting to Wealth [The Business of Family]

10/19/2020
Dr. Jim Grubman (http://jamesgrubman.com/) has provided services to individuals, couples, and families of wealth for over 30 years. His work with clients at many levels of affluence - from the “millionaire next door” to The Forbes 400 - has earned him a reputation as a valued family advisor. Jim is the author of Strangers in Paradise: How Families Adapt to Wealth Across Generations (https://www.amazon.com/Strangers-Paradise-Families-Wealth-Generations/dp/0615894356/) and co-author with...

Duration:00:52:55