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The Family Business Podcast

Feb 23, 2018

Ever wondered why your Mum or Dad won't discuss succession? 

Are you a business owner but scared of what life outside the business may look like? 

This episode is for you! 

We speak with Dr Allie Taylor of OrangeKiwi, a consultancy business based in California.  

Allie has recently completed her PhD and used her...


Feb 16, 2018

In this interview with Martin Stepek we explore many of the challenges that families in business together face. 

The story of how Martin's father came to Scotland is one full of difficulty and tragedy and the challenges of his father's childhood stayed with him his entire life.  

Martin discusses the heartbreaking...


Feb 9, 2018

Mark Bergman is a serial entrepreneur and invented HANDypaint Products whilst painting his basement. The initial inspiration was a coffee can and some duct tape! 

The business is now a $15m business based in Minnesota and Mark has appointed Jeff as the firms President as part of his succession plan. Mark's children work...


Feb 2, 2018

Josh Daspit is an Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University and has a passion for understanding the factors affecting family businesses ability to innovate. 

Josh explains how the research that is undertaken by academics such as him can be applied to family businesses and help them to thrive. 

We explore which...