Business Owners: After the Bucket List, What’s Next?

Part of my practice is working with family business owners who are considering transitioning from concentrating their days & weeks on business every day toward pursuing a more diverse lifestyle of family, friends & adventures.

Besides the financial aspects, one of the biggest questions is “what will I do when I stop working so hard, especially when running the business is personally meaningful as well?”

Oftentimes, it comes down to a series of things that an Owner wants to accomplish or experience.  But, intuitively, it seems that many business owners also know that completing a “bucket list” isn’t enough to get what they’re really longing for – a meaningful life.

Turns out – like the prodigal son returning home – much of what we’re looking for, we already have…  Here’s a Wall Street Journal article with some of the trends ( WSJ – )02E90066