Leave a Legacy
Kevin Spafford is Farm Journal’s succession planning expert for the Farm Journal Legacy Project. He hosts the nationally-televised ‘Leave a Legacy’ TV, facilitates an ongoing series of workshops for farm families across the U.S., and is the author of Legacy by Design: Succession Planning for Agribusiness Owners.
Legacy Project Workshops - Cultivate Multigenerational Success
Mar 23, 2010
Feel stuck, stymied, or a bit confused when it comes to succession?
If your farm or agribusiness is the most valuable asset you own, representing multiple generations, countless seasons of commitment, your family’s heritage
and a promising future, what would it be worth to ensure it remains a viable family operation for the next generation?
If you commit some dollars and a few hours, I’ll help you to:
Better understand the succession planning process
Define your objectives
, and the goals that will guide your effort
Plan for communication
, to improve communication and constructive conversation
Explore the most common obstacles every family facesMake a commitment to take the ‘next step’ toward fulfilling your dreams
Plan to attend a Legacy Project Workshop.
is based on years of experience working with farm families from coast to coast. The tools and material are derived from research and practical application. And, best of all, the workshop is offered in a very interactive format to ensure that your questions are answered and your concerns are addressed.
It was great to share succession planning information today at our inaugural workshop in Middleton, Wisconsin. I hope to see you tomorrow in Owatonna or on Thursday in Sioux Falls.
Please watch for details of additional events in the months ahead:
Week of July 19th:
Des Moines, Iowa
Week of August 23rd:
Week of December 6th:
Be sure to catch this Thursday's episode of 'Leave a Legacy' TV, a special presentation of AgDay.
This week's guests are Ryan Esther and Rafael Ruano. The Leavens are our featured family - a 'cousins generation' in Ventura County, California. And on 'Legends of Leadership' we'll meet Chad Olsen, an impressive young agripreneur from Minnesota.