Your legacy is on the line
“Longevity is not a guarantee, it’s something that you really have to fight for and every generation has to do it.” - Willem Van Eeghen
July 05, 2021
He knew this day would come Last Part
As a fitting tribute to George’s beautiful succession story, I am sharing a quote from a Chinese proverb, “When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” It is time for founders to choose well.
June 16, 2021
The Root Cause of Failed Leadership
For starters, let me quote Albert Einstein when he said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.”
March 29, 2021
What if you died tonight?
If you planned the leadership and ownership transition, I congratulate you. In your memorial service, you will be remembered fondly.
January 27, 2021
Family Business Stewardship Is a Lasting Gift Part 2
Repeatedly asserting that succession is a journey that if I, as the leader, cannot embrace the process, the family business will not have stability.
January 04, 2021
From Emperor to Engagement: The Best Option
“the most successful executives are often men who have built their own companies"
December 22, 2020
Trust in the Family is Sacred
It takes only one aberrant family member to hurt the family and the business. It takes several ingredients to make a good stew and only one fly to spoil it.
December 14, 2020
Family Business under the Threat of COVID-19
Failure to react properly to change can be an outgrowth of the firm’s history of past successes.
July 08, 2020