Family IN Business

A podcast that features stories of leaders, their families, and the family enterprises they transformed. Family IN Business is sponsored by the Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises and hosted by storytelling expert, Esther Choy.

Latest Episodes

#01

October 13, 2021 00:37:05
S2 E1: The Messy Business of Family and Why It’s Full of Purpose: Chris Herschend of Herschend Family Entertainment

S2 E1: The Messy Business of Family and Why It’s Full of Purpose: Chris Herschend of Herschend Family Entertainment

Herschend Family Entertainment has a trademark: “Creating Memories Worth Repeating.” As the largest family-owned themed-entertainment company in the United States, you might think running...

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#07

January 11, 2021 00:46:40
S1 E7: John Ward:  “The Most Curious Person I’ve Ever Met”

S1 E7: John Ward: “The Most Curious Person I’ve Ever Met”

Leaders from five different industries share how Professor Emeritus John Ward influenced them and their family enterprises during their time at Kellogg and beyond....

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#06

October 22, 2020 00:29:51
S1 E6: Andreas Kuster: An Entrepreneur In Search Of A Family Business

S1 E6: Andreas Kuster: An Entrepreneur In Search Of A Family Business

Which is better, securing financial stability or building something in the world? For those with the entrepreneurial gene, the answer is always ‘building something.’...

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#05

September 17, 2020 00:19:21
S1 E5: Anne Eiting Klamar: Being ME As A Family Business Leader

S1 E5: Anne Eiting Klamar: Being ME As A Family Business Leader

Anne Eiting Klamar had not been groomed to succeed her father in the family business. In fact, she embarked on an entirely different career....

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#04

September 14, 2020 00:34:09
S1 E4: John Nelson: Family Business Or Family IN Business? That Is the Question.

S1 E4: John Nelson: Family Business Or Family IN Business? That Is the Question.

Through SEED Beauty, the Nelson family has disrupted both the traditional cosmetics company model and the notion of what it means to be a...

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#03

August 13, 2020 00:25:40
S1 E3: Todd Schurz: We’re All In This Together… Whatever ‘This’ Is

S1 E3: Todd Schurz: We’re All In This Together… Whatever ‘This’ Is

It’s extremely rare for a fifth-generation family business to still be in the same industry they started out in. So, how did an 88-year-old...

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