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.

Celebrating Family Business

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


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.

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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Overcoming dysfunction, hardship in a family business

(the whole of this article appeared in MyBusiness, written by Adam Zuchetti) Cobram Motorcycles & Mowers was launched by Ron Wilson in 1987 in Cobram, Victoria. And while his family — comprising wife Vikki, son Reid, daughter Shelley and son-in-law Braden — work alongside him, they all admitted...

Transitional Timing for a Generational Change in Ownership Can Be Key

(by Richard M. Segal. This article originally appeared in Corp! Magazine, 3/19/2018) T.S. Eliot was a famed twentieth-century British poet known for insightful quotes. My personal favorite is: “This is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper.” Everything ends, and perhaps its...

Report: Family Businesses vs. Non-Family Businesses

In January of 2018, Deloitte launched a Report called "Global Perspective for Private Companies." The purpose of this international survey was to understand some of the key differences in priorities between family businesses and non-family businesses. Nearly 2000 private company leaders were...

Family owned furniture store helps create comfortable, practical, & beautiful spaces

 W.S. Broom & Co. Furniture has been serving the furniture needs of Illinois homeowners for over 125 YEARS, if you can believe that. How do they do it? Here's what they have to say: (as told to Heather Roberts for IllinoisHomePage.net) We are a 4th generation family owned furniture, flooring, &...

Olin announces new Family Business Center, two new professorships

(by Kurt Greenbaum for The Source) The St. Louis-based Koch family has agreed to contribute $12 million to establish the Koch Center for Family Business at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School and to endow two distinguished professorships: one affiliated with the center at...

‘Succession’ Review: Adam McKay’s Big Business HBO Drama Steadily Develops Into Black Comedy Gold

(Written by Ben Travers for Indiewire.com) If “Succession” was cut down to a half-hour comedy, it would be an apt successor to HBO’s vicious, outgoing political satire, “Veep.” It’s got the same satiric spirit and vulgar insults, this time applied to Manhattan’s business district, yet the added...

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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