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

  • Dave Whorton - From Built to Sell to Built to Last - The Tugboat Institute Story [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  21 September 2020  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 48 secs
    evergreen, first generation, founding generation, g1, kleiner perkins, permanent capital, private equity, stewardship, tpg, tugboat group, tugboat institute, venture capital, ypo

    Dave Whorton's resume is almost unbelievable. From a brand name VC in Silicon Valley working at Kleiner Perkins to a stint in private equity with TPG and ultimately to founding Tugboat Institute - a different way of building profitable and evergreen businesses that last the test of time.

  • Paolo Delgado - 4th Generation Filipino Pioneering Innovation in Logistics & Agriculture [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  14 September 2020  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 51 secs
    4th generation, documenting history, family archives, family charter, family meetings, fourth generation, g4, logistics, philippines, pruning, stewardship, vertical farming, ypo

    Paolo Delgado is the 4th generation Managing Director of the Philippines based Delgado Brothers Group, the largest fully integrated logistics and transport operator in the country.

  • Covie Edwards-Pitt - Raised Healthy, Wealthy & Wise [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  7 September 2020  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 50 secs
    aged healthy wealthy & wise, author, chief wealth advisor, inheritors, multigenerational wealth, raised healthy wealthy & wise, uhnw families

    Covie is a Partner and the Chief Wealth Advisory Officer at Ballentine Partners, a client-centric investment and wealth management firm for Ultra High Net Worth families.

    Covie is alo the author of a two-book series based on interviews that highlight success stories of family wealth: the first, Raised Healthy, Wealthy & Wise (2014), focuses on raising children to be grounded and successful adults amid wealth, and the second, Aged Healthy, Wealthy & Wise (2017), focuses on designing a vibrant and purposeful later life and legacy.

  • Fred Mouawad - Billionaire Diamond Owner & 4th Generation Co-Guardian [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  31 August 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 1 min
    4th generation, diamonds, entrepreneur, family business, fourth generation, fred mouawad, g4, gems, gia, guardianship, harvard, jewelry, miss universe crown, mouawad, multi-generation, ypo

    A global citizen, portfolio entrepreneur, and fourth-generation co-guardian of the Mouawad family jewelry business, Fred Mouawad’s story is as incredible as it is impactful. Listen in to learn how he brings a new and enterprising perspective to his family’s multi-generational success.

  • Jim Sheils - The Family Board Meeting [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  24 August 2020  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 56 secs
    18 summers, author, first generation, founding generation, g1, jim sheils, parenting, the family board meeting

    Jim Sheils was motivated by what he saw as one of the most tragic challenges of modern life--the disconnection of busy entrepreneurs from their families--Jim developed the Family Board Meeting process to help business owners bridge the gaps between themselves and their loved ones.

    Jim is an avid surfer, successful real estate entrepreneur and the author of the Amazon best-seller “The Family Board Meeting".

  • Vicki TenHaken - Lessons from Century Club Companies [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  17 August 2020  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 40 secs
    100 years, century club companies, enduring companies, family business, stewardship, storytelling, vicki tenhaken

    Vicki TenHaken a researcher of corporate longevity, discovers what it takes for "Century Club" companies to endure for at least 100 years. In this episode we dive deeper into the research that she first highlighted in her excellent book; Lessons from Century Club Companies: Managing for Long-Term Success.

  • Tiho Brkan – Global Deal Flow for Family Office Investors [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  10 August 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins
    deal flow, family office, family wealth, g2, global citizen, multi-family office, multi-generation, real estate investing, second generation

    Tiho Brkan, is a successful trader, portfolio manager and investor. Tiho today runs a multifamily office, The Atlas Investor, on behalf of his family and other high net worth families and individuals.

  • Tim Cosulich – 6th Generation CEO of Italian Family Business [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  1 August 2020  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 19 secs
    6th generation, century club, family business, g6, italian, multi-generation, shipping, sixth generation, ypo

    Tim is the sixth generation CEO of Fratelli Cosulich an Italian shipping group established in 1857. Across more than 160 years, the Cosulich family have utilised a unique system of family governance to ensure the business survives and prospers from generation to generation.

  • Rob Robson – Building & Operating the Business of Family [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  1 August 2020  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 36 secs
    family enterprise, family office, first generation, founding generation, g1, harvard, multi-generation, sailing, the business of family, ypo

    Rob Robson is the Founder of OneHarvest, Australia’s largest fresh salads business and a great student of multi-generational wealth creation. These days spends up to 7 months of the year sailing the world.

  • Trailer - [The Business of Family]

    Episode  |  28 July 2020  |  Season 1  |  3 mins 28 secs
    business, business of family, enduring companies, entrepreneur, family office, learn in public, long game, mike boyd, multigenerational wealth, podcast trailer, stewardship, succession, ypo

    Multigenerational wealth creation involves so much more than just capital accumulation. The most successful families cultivate and collect values, stories, knowledge and resources to pass on to the next generation. The systems and processes to do this are very intentional.