Family Philanthropy: Determining the Right Way for Your Family to Give Back 1/3

Last updated: November 29, 2018

We all know that Nova Scotia is a great province to live, which is why you many of you decided to build your business here. What makes it so great is predominantly the people. We are kind, generous and humble. We volunteer. We help. We give. There’s no doubt that much of our success can be attributed to the generations of everyday philanthropists who have given their time, talent and treasure to...

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Series of Succession Planning

Last updated: September 16, 2018

Most people have heard the statistics about the “lack” of success in succession planning, with only 30% of family-run businesses successfully transitioned into the second generation and only 10% making it to the third. My goal in educating myself on family business was not to learn why these families failed, but to learn the reasons why they succeeded. I believe that success leaves clues. In t...

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