Often talked about in the same breath as succession, engaging with the next generation and bringing them on board the family business for some can be tricky.  When should they join?  What roles should they do?  Should they start at the bottom and work their way up?

The questions are endless but one thing that is clear is the need to a plan to allow the next generation to fulfil their true potential in the family firm and if that means working elsewhere first, so be it. And it might be that they don't come back as they have found their destiny and are following their dreams.

A good article and insight into some ways to engage with the next generation of the family firm.