About the show

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.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

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

    Episode  |  14 December 2020  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 1 sec
    california, estate planning, family dynamics, family wealth, financial sustainability, legacy, real estate, usa

    Jeff Gould is the founder Lineage Asset Advisors (LAA) 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.

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

    Episode  |  7 December 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 mins
    author, coach, fbn, multi-generational family, multiple generations, relationships, transitions, ypo

    Jim and Paul Warner work together in multi-generational family dynamics helping all parties establish and sustain authentic, synergistic, relationships. Jim and Paul work extensively with Young Presidents’ Organization and Family Business Network families worldwide. The last dozen years they have also guided several Southeast Asian families in their quest to establish enduring principles across multiple generations.

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

    Episode  |  30 November 2020  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 52 secs
    4th generation, author, coach, disruptive successor, family business, family historian, family wealth, fourth generation, g4, inheritor, trust fund, usa

    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.

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

    Episode  |  23 November 2020  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 16 secs
    2nd generation, family business, family compound, fbn, forum, g2, malaysia, patriarch, private education group, second generation, ypo

    Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan is 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.

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

    Episode  |  16 November 2020  |  Season 1  |  33 mins 52 secs
    4th generation, contribution, empowerment, family-owned, forum, fourth generation, g4, german, healthcare, industrial, innovation, insead, thailand, ypo

    Caroline Link is a 4th generation family member who is being groomed to run B.Grimm, 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.

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

    Episode  |  9 November 2020  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 44 secs
    4th generation, china, entrepreneur of the year, family governance, fbn, fourth generation, g4, singapore, tcm, traditional chinese medicine, ypo

    Richard Eu is a fourth-generation Eu. One of the family's last remaining businesses, Eu Yan Sang, a network of Traditional Chinese Medicine dispensaries, was founded by Richard Eu's great-grandfather Eu Kong and the family's fifth generation are still in the business today. This is a gripping story of family politics, loss of control, re-consolidation, an IPO, and ultimately privatisation of the family firm once again.

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

    Episode  |  2 November 2020  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 6 secs
    2nd generation, family forums, family traditions, g2, legacy, second generation, vietnam, vinawood ltd, ypo

    Crystal Lam is the Managing Director and second generation to manage Vinawood Ltd. With 10 years of operations experience in Vietnam, Ms. Lam has lead the firm’s expansion into new markets, product categories and strategic ventures.

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

    Episode  |  26 October 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 2 mins
    3rd generation, family assembly, family business, g3, harlem globetrotters, shareholders agreements, third generation, usa, ypo

    Chris Herschend is a third-generation shareholder and Chairman of Herschend Enterprises. 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.

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

    Episode  |  19 October 2020  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 55 secs
    adjust to wealth, author, generational wealth, journey up & journey across, migrating to wealth, wealthy psychology

    Dr Jim Grubman is the author of Strangers in Paradise & and Cross Cultures. He has worked with clients at many levels of affluence - offering ground-breaking explanations of how individuals and families can adjust to wealth effectively.

  • Spencer Burke - The St Louis Trust Company Multi-Family Office [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  12 October 2020  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 59 secs
    employee owned businesses, family business, family enterprise, family office, multi-family office, st louis, trust company

    Spencer is a Principal with The St. Louis Trust Company, a multi-family office for over 50 families in the United States managing in excess of US $10 billion, where he heads the Family Business Advisory Practice. Spencer is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Family Business at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

  • Emily Griffiths-Hamilton - Building Your Family Bank to Owning an NBA & NHL Team [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  5 October 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 mins
    3rd generation, author, canada, canucks, family bank, family wealth advisor, g3, multigenerational wealth, nba, nhl, succession, third generation

    Emily brings three generations of experience to the subject of wealth and family-business transition planning. From owning an NBA & NHL franchises to building her own Family Bank, this is a fascinating conversation which I'm sure you'll enjoy.

  • Richard Eyre - Avoiding the Entitlement Trap of Raising Children in Affluence [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  28 September 2020  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 58 secs
    family bank, family economy, family traditions, parenting, rituals, teaching children values

    Richard and Linda Eyre may be the most prominent and popular writers and speakers in the world on the topics of family and parenting. Among their incredible 50 books is Teaching your Children Values, the first parenting book in 50 years to hit #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list.