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

  • 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.