Family Preservation, A Philosophy

Since 1993, I have been running, like Forrest Gump, down every road I could find to try to discover an antidote to the tragedy inherent in the American version of the Chinese proverb, from shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations, which predicts a family's growth, stagnation, and dissipation. I've searched for ideas and practices that might give me the courage to believe that I could alter

Since 1993, I have been running, like Forrest Gump, down every road I could find to try to discover an antidote to the tragedy inherent in the American version of the Chinese proverb, “from shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations,” which predicts a family's growth, stagnation, and dissipation. I've searched for ideas and practices that might give me the courage to believe that I could alter the outcome.

In Family Wealth, I presented basic tenets of my philosophy of pr

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