NxtGen Nexus

NxtGen Nexus unites the next generation of family business owners through social networking, blogs + interactive content to grow, sustain and love their family businesses.

NxtGen Connect

NxtGen Connect is the only open network dedicated to introducing Family Business NxtGens around the world to each other in a private, secure environment.

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Celebrating Family Business

Family businesses have driven the world economy since business began. Let’s celebrate them!

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You’ve got ideas. Let’s see how big they can grow.

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Family Dynamics

When your friends aren’t getting along with their parents and siblings, it just means awkward family dinners. For you, it could hurt the bottom line. Here’s where we help you make sure it doesn’t.

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Financial Smarts

Turn financial wealth into emotional health.

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Millennial Life

A next generation life is not a straightforward road, it’s a twisting path with no guardrails. Where does the family business fit in, and where do you fit in with it?

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Succeeding in the Business

Enriching the community and the family by helping the business grow.

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Supercharge the Business

Staying relevant in a digital world.

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Women in Family Business

Mom, daughter, sister, grandmother, sister-in-law, cousin or aunt – women rule family businesses.

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NxtGen Nexus is the only dedicated destination providing tools, a voice and a community for the next generation of family business members.

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2 Truths and a Lie: Omaha Steaks

How well do you know the history of the world-famous steak company?

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Poll of the Day: Ancient Technology

How old-school is your office?

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Do You Choose Blood Family Over Work Family?

When you own a family business it shouldn’t matter if the staff are blood related or long time employees. Your work family is as important as your real family, some say more so.

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Eagles are Tenacious

This is a series of six blogs comparing the characteristics of our great national bird, the Eagle, to the characteristics of successful family businesses. Today’s blog is about TENACITY.

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How Operating Partners Can Work with Management Teams to Drive Growth

(by Art Saxby as appeared at ChiefOutsiders.com) Ever had a portfolio company that ate up every bit of advice you had on how they could run better, but could not seem to grow?  We at Chief Outsiders see this all the time.  Often the best run companies have the hardest time growing.  It’s a classic...
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How Dragons’ Den’s Tej Lalvani made his millions

As one of the newest dragons to join reality TV show Dragons’ Den, Tej Lalvani has gained a reputation for being less of a fire-breather than his peers. But the entrepreneur is no pushover, having helped turn his family vitamins business into a £300m enterprise over the last decade.

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Is There a ‘Fredo’ in Your Family Business?

A Fredo likely to be the least capable amongst siblings. So when the family patriarch coddles him and looks the other way, he will do whatever possible means to take advantage of the family business for personal gain.

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The Journey

The Journey

Every NxtGen makes a decision about entering the Family Business. How did your journey begin?


Forget fingers and toes. Forget whether you look like Aunt Edna. The only question anybody cares about going into the Family Business.

First Job

How old were you? Did you get paid? Ha ha. Did you get lunch out of it?

Nxt Door Neighbors

Living next  door to cousins was great, especially if your Aunt‘s cooler than your Mom. But does Mom really like spending 24/7 with Dad’s family?

Family Business Rituals

Was it potluck dinner on inventory day? How come my family had to take inventory, but my cousins didn’t? In “Bloodline,” they had the Family Table.

Rejecting It All

Could you imagine living the rest of your life without being “the kid”?

Coming Home

Sure they’re crazy, but they’re your crazy. Whether you join the business or not, you’ll always have a home.

Family Business Matters

The Break Room

Family Business Tools

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