Research Gives Family Businesses a Voice on Capitol Hill
Family Business / Survey

Research Gives Family Businesses a Voice on Capitol Hill

“Family businesses in America generate 50% of the jobs, 64% of GDP and account for 61% of all privately owned businesses. While family businesses are critical to the economic growth of our country, they are not given proper consideration when new laws, regulations and restrictions are imposed by legislators and other government bodies.” Pat Soldano, … Continue reading

Campden Wealth Launches Top 75 Global Challengers Study on Family Businesses
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Campden Wealth Launches Top 75 Global Challengers Study on Family Businesses

In 2015, Campden Wealth conducted a private study on the Top 25 100% wholly-owned family businesses to profile their DNA and the drivers of their success. We found that the average family business in the elite league was established in the 1920s, employed 56,000 individuals and had yearly revenue of USD20.5bn. Despite a worldwide search, … Continue reading

The Driving Force of Family Businesses
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The Driving Force of Family Businesses

Thanks to this week’s blogger, Luke Simmering, for his focus on the “driving force” in family business. There are many elements in a company’s strategic plan, but the “driving force” may frequently be overlooked. See below for Luke’s thoughts on how to pursue this aspect of the strategic planning process with your clients. The Driving … Continue reading

Top 12 Articles and Blogs from January-June 2016
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Top 12 Articles and Blogs from January-June 2016

The Practitioner is pleased to present the most popular pieces published between January 1 and June 30, 2016. Thanks to all the contributors and especially the enthusiastic readers of The Practitioner during this time period. Yours in practice, The Practitioner Articles Embedding The Family’s Values by Creating An Ethical Will by Mitzi Perdue Succession: Business success vs. … Continue reading