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The Inheritance Experience

How to guide the next generation to find a meaningful path of their own.

William, a 32-year-old, sixth generation member of a successful business family confided to us, “I want to be known for my first name, not my last name,” when asked about his goal in his own career and life. “Growing up, everyone expected me to follow in the family’s footsteps—no one ever asked what I wanted to do. Who am I independent of my family?”

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