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Sharing Wisdom, Building Values: Letters from Family Business Owners to Their Successors
Sharing Wisdom, Building Values is a valuable collection of personal family letters written from great entrepreneurs to their family members about business, success and life. Through the words of the notable founders, including Fritz Henkel, Samuel C. Johnson, and Robert Pasin, the inner workings of the family business is revealed. They offer advice and insights on topic ...more
ebook, 204 pages
Published January 4th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published December 15th 2010)
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Love these letters from long-term thinking families that stay together! Loved reading all these different ideas of family. The lessons I took away were: emphasize togetherness, have family meetings, bring kids to work from a young age, only invite into your business those family members that are competitive according to the market and make them start at the bottom, never go public, never go into debt, plan for two generations to work together 15+ years for an easy transition, healthy soil makes ...more