Engaged Ownership: A Guide for Owners of Family Businesses

Amelia Renkert-Thomas

The first guide of its kind written from the owner’s perspective, this book is designed to help owners who are truly committed to growing all forms of capital to be successful in their role. Authored by the highly-respected family business consultant, Amelia Renkert-Thomas, Engaged Ownership offers powerful, first-hand perspective on the challenges and opportunities family business owners face.

Children of Paradise: Successful Parenting for Prosperous Families

Lee Hausner, Ph.D.

A comprehensive parenting guide for financially advantaged families, Children of Paradise offers a clear nine-step program for affluent parents to improve their communication skills and inspire healthy values in their children.

Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations 

Dennis Jaffe, Ph.D. & James Grubman, Ph.D.

Cross Cultures explains the practical, commonsense strategies that families spanning multiple cultures (and their advisors) can use to resolve the differences that may threaten the fabric of the family.

Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power

Doug Baumoel & Blaire Trippe

Utilizing “The Conflict Equation” methodology, Deconstructing Conflict breaks down disputes into their component parts to arm family business stakeholders and their advisors with the most cutting-edge thinking for achieving generational success in family enterprise.

The Handbook of Financing Growth: Strategies, Capital Structure, and M&A Transactions

Kenneth H. Marks, Larry E. Robbins, Gonzalo Ferenandez, John P. Funkhouser, D.L. Williams

The Second Edition of The Handbook of Financing Growth has been designed to help leaders and advisors gain a solid understanding of the financing strategies, sources, and transactions that will allow them to excel in an unpredictable market environment.

Hats of to you too 2

Hats Off to You – 2

Ernest A. Doud, Jr. & Lee Hausner, Ph.D. 

Hats Off to You – 2 is the latest edition of the book that introduced the popular Six Transition model for family business succession. It provides a new chapter devoted to the fundamentals of compensation for family businesses, expanded perspective on strategic planning, and more.

Homework without Tears

Lee Canter & Lee Hausner, Ph.D.

Parents with school-aged children will find in Homework Without Tears the help they need to create an unstressful learning environment in the home, and the tools needed to motivate their youngsters to succeed in school.

Middle Market M&A: Handbook for Investment Banking and Business Consulting

Kenneth H. Marks, Robert T. Slee, Christian W. Blees, & Michael R. Nall

M&A advisors have an unprecedented opportunity in the middle market with the generational transfer of wealth and capital being deployed by private equity and corporate investors. Middle Market M & A provides a holistic overview and guide on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic transactions of companies with revenues from $5 million to $500 million.

Mom Always Liked You Best: A Guide to Resolving Family Feuds, Inheritance Battles and Eldercare Crises

Arline Kardasis, Rikk Larsen, Crystal Thorpe, & Blair Trippe

This book is a practical guide for the millions of Americans currently struggling with adult family conflict. It is designed to give you the information and tools you need right now to achieve those mutual agreements that seem so elusive.

Stewardship in Your Family Enterprise: Developing Responsible Leadership Across Generations

Dennis T. Jaffe, Ph.D.

This book offers practical guidance for families moving across generations by sharing practices, skills, and activities that can help them along this path. It looks at the potential “wealth” in the family as more than just financial—including spiritual, human, family, and societal capital to sustain the family and leave a legacy in the family and for the community.

The Legacy Family

Lee Hausner, Ph.D. & Douglas K. Freeman

Written by two experts in the field, The Legacy Family will provide readers with a roadmap for how to leave family wealth and legacy intact. Readers will learn a variety of skills, including how to articulate a collective vision and aspiration for the future, which can be embraced by all family members nourishing close family bonds.

Value Levers: Increase the Value of Your Business From 3x to 7x

Kenneth H. Marks & John A. Howard

Value Levers applies traditional corporate finance theory to the real-world dynamics of private, middle-market companies, and outlines practical steps to shrink the value gap while increasing the value of your middle-market company and becoming transaction ready.

 Working with the ones you love: Strategies for a Successful Family Business

Dennis Jaffe, Ph.D.

The first book on family business by a family therapist, Working with the Ones You Love shows its readers how to manage the complex work and personal relationships that are intertwined in family business.