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One simple key to passing on your family vision

Keep moving toward your family vision

Families with a multi-generational vision know that it takes buy-in from the members of the family “team.” Generation 1 may have dreamed up an inspiring vision for their family, but it won’t do much good if they don’t successfully transfer it to Generations 2 and 3. (I’ll address one  »  Read More

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How to Build the 100 Year Family

Steelcase, the office furniture maker based in Michigan turned 100 years old recently. The feat of surviving 100 years in this age of the ebb and flow of business is hard to imagine.  Times change, and businesses must change with those times or they run the risk of being outdated. The fickle  »  Read More

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How Much Should You Give to Your Children?

It’s the most common question I get in estate planning: How much should I leave to my children? The answer to that question is not a simple formula. However, I read a thought provoking article by Stephen Lewis, Music To My Heirs: The Challenge of Generational Wealth and How to Succeed. Lewis  »  Read More

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