Gordon’s Top 10 Rules for Succession

A list of 10 things that Gordon Wusyk has discovered over the last 30 years of advising business families

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10 Keys to Success in Family Business

A list of 10 things that Gordon Wusyk has discovered over the last 30 years of advising business families

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Involving the Next Generation

There is an old story in our profession about an 86 year-old founder, who one day call his (64 year old) son into his office, and announces “I am finally ready to hand over the company to you.” His son smiles, and then responds “Dad, that is great. But I will be retiring next year, and my kids are grown and doing other things, so they aren’t interested.”  This is somewhat humorous, and seems almost unbelievable, but I actually came face-to-face with the almost exact same situation last year (though the founder was actually even older!).

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