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If Your Succession Matters, Hire a Professional

May 6, 2015

LegacyConnection Kevin Spafford, CFP® Planning for succession is a serious business. The endeavor may require the assistance of legal, financial, and accounting professionals. Some cases may call for the oversight of a family business consultant or even a family psychologist. Your goals, the family’s circumstances, and business matters will dictate the type of professionals who should be involved in your planning process. To facilitate the discussion and keep things moving in ...

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Who Benefits from a Succession Plan?

April 8, 2015

LegacyConnection Kevin Spafford, CFP® It’s hard to pinpoint the primary beneficiary of a well-implemented succession plan. But it’s easy to see that a successful business with a long term perspective, adequate financial resources, and a growing bench of capable leaders, is far more attractive than a business that may have to be liquidated at the death or retirement of the current owner[s]. Beyond that: The owner’s family will realize immediate results t...

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There's Only Two Kinds...

March 9, 2015

LegacyConnection Kevin Spafford, CFP® “…the quick and the dead,” is a commonly used refrain from Tom Peters. Though the comment probably originated as a reference to gunfighters of old, the sentiment rings true when referencing business leaders today---albeit with significantly less carnage. Leadership is the core of family business. Without a strong, agile, and insightful leader, a business is not likely to prosper and may well be on the path to extinction. Succes...

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Who Can Help?

March 5, 2015

LegacyConnection Kevin Spafford, CFP® Given the complexity of planning for succession, you need an advisor who knows: Business Economics People development Marketing/sales Agriculture To do it correctly, you’ll need a facilitator who can lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals and guide the family. The process is never once and done. Though we make it appear doable, it’s neither simple nor easy. Selecting the right person to guide...

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A Model for Succession Planning

March 3, 2015

LegacyConnection Kevin Spafford, CFP® Following a defined process for succession will improve efficiencies and promote desired outcomes. For the business owner, nothing is more precarious than transitioning the operation from one generation to the next. For most owners, the business represents a lifetime of work. It is a testament to effort and the result of a lot of angst. When you consider retirement, or the next venture in your vocational life, you can’t just walk away fro...

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Your Ultimate Harvest

December 16, 2014

LegacyConnection  Kevin Spafford, CFP®  Having just completed five succession planning workshops for American Soybean Association, I’m keenly aware of both your need to and your hesitation for initiating the succession planning process. Yet waiting doesn’t make it any easier. In fact, time is your ally as well as your nemesis. As the latter, time gives us false hope and causes us to think there’s always tomorrow… As the former, the more time we ...

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Succession Planning Goals

October 22, 2014

LegacyConnection Kevin Spafford, CFP® Jim Collins, the author of Good to Great, is noted as saying, ‘good is the enemy of great.’ In succession planning, good intentions are the enemy of real commitments.  Most farmers and agribusiness owners have a good idea of what they want to achieve in succession. In their minds they know the abstract who, when, and how of their transition. Unfortunately, most of those ideas are a bit fuzzy and undefined. In describing thei...

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Workshops: Get the Conversation Started!

October 20, 2014

Ready to begin the succession planning conversation? Plan to participate in one of the upcoming workshops in Moline, IL (December 04, 2014) or Columbus, OH (January 15, 2015). The events are presented by American Soybean Association, in partnership with eLegacyConnect. Online registration for both events is open now. For more, take a look at this brief video from RFD-TV:   Click to view; 3:47 min. The decision is yours; choose to make 2015 a year of commitment and act...

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Harvest

October 17, 2014

LegacyConnection Kevin Spafford, CFP® As every farmer knows, harvest doesn’t just happen. It’s the result of months of work, planning, and preparation. We all reap what we sow, and while many consumers might not fully appreciate the cultivation and care that produces a crop, a farmer certainly does. It’s the same with succession. If long-term success, multigenerational wealth and growing opportunities are your goal, a comprehensive succession plan is a must. A w...

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Please join us at eLegacyConnect.com!

September 8, 2014

        eLegacyConnect, a division of Legacy by Design, is an online succession planning community designed to provide succession solutions for farm families.  The site provides many of the tools necessary to create long-term working relationships and plan for succession, including a community forum, resource center, action plan, and a roster of advisors/subject matter experts to help you navigate the succession planning process.  Also please note tha...

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