Aug 15, 2022
Whenever I sit down with business owners and ask them where their business is going to end up, the majority of them have the same answer: they’ll give it to their kids. But even if business owners transition their business to their family, it is not without risk. So, if you’re an entrepreneur who wants your children to continue your business legacy someday, what are the things you can do to make a successful transition?
In this episode, I discuss selling your business to a family member and transitioning your company to your children. I describe the “Three Generation” rule and share some studies about the longevity of family businesses. I also highlight the risks involved in selling to family members and share my advice on how to groom your children to be your business successor.
“Start your child in the business as soon as possible working from the bottom up. Let them get to know every aspect of the business.” - Justin Goodbread
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If you are looking for a podcast that speaks directly to the challenges and puzzles of running a business, you’ve come to the right place. The Financially Simple podcast was built for you. With over 400 episodes and counting, our host Justin Goodbread covers a broad range of topics, from starting a small business, to prepping it for sale, to growing your personal wealth. Justin’s combination of analytical skills, tough love, and a healthy dose of experience delivers practical ideas that will benefit business builders at every stage of their business journey.
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