In episode 32, Coffey talks with Jonathan Goldhill about the challenges and strategies of managing family-owned businesses.

They discuss the entrepreneurial journey; transitioning ownership of businesses to the next generation; leadership challenges family-owned businesses often face; the importance of systems and processes and the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS); the role of disruptive successors; concerns about nepotism; and what leaders joining a family-owned business need to understand about their role.

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Richard Medcalf

Jonathan Goldhill

Jonathan Goldhill is a masterful business coach and personal strategist specializing in guiding next‐generation leaders of family businesses to scale up their business as they take control over the leadership and ownership of the family business.

 Jonathan left New York for California at age 20 after his family’s large, privately‐held men’s apparel manufacturing company—started by his great‐grandfather—sold to a conglomerate in its third generation of family ownership. Within ten years, Jonathan had established himself as the go‐to expert for entrepreneurs looking to find their version of freedom.

 Today, Jonathan brings thirty years of experience to his clients advising, coaching, consulting, training, and guiding entrepreneurial and family businesses.


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