NxtGen Nexus

NxtGen Nexus finds, connects and supports the next generation of family business owners around the corner and across the globe.

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.

Celebrating Family Business

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

Entrepreneurialism

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

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.

Financial Smarts

Turn financial wealth into emotional health.

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?

Succeeding in the Business

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

Supercharge the Business

Staying relevant in a digital world.

Women in Family Business

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

Trending Now

Family-owned store helping turn design inspiration into reality for 40 years

(by Theresa Marchetta, Kevin Krug for The Denver Channel) DENVER – Sometimes you have a wild idea for how you want to redo a room in your home but you don’t know where to start. The Brass Bed in Cherry Creek North can help with that. The family-owned business has been a Denver staple for 40 years....

In line to take over the family business? Start readying now

(By Andrea L. Brady and Tony Deutsch for LVB.com) The odds are pretty staggering – only 30 percent of family owned businesses succeed in transitioning their business to the second generation. For those transitioning to a third generation, the odds are even worse – only 10 percent succeed. There’s...

Sarah Snook On HBO’s ‘Succession’ & Whether Shiv Will Ever Run The Family Business

(by Jefferson Grubbs for Bustle.com) Spoilers ahead for Succession Season 1 Episode 7. After six episodes of bottling up resentments and maneuvering behind each other's backs, the Roy family finally laid everything out on the table in the season's seventh episode, "Austerlitz." "That was a really...

Nadine Watt tried to avoid the family business. Now she helps run it

(By RONALD D. WHITE for LATimes.com) Nadine Watt is president of Watt Cos., a 70-year-old real estate firm in Santa Monica that was founded by her grandfather, Ray Watt. The 106-employee operation has developed homes for more than 100,000 families, built more than 8 million square feet of office...

Experts discuss joys and pitfalls of working with kin

(Courtesy of Business North Carolina) Uncomfortable family dinners and estrangement between siblings are just two of the challenges of family business. But the joy of building something over the generations, pride of ownership and playing a vital role in the community nourish those involved in...

The Journey

The Journey

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

Birth

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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