Welcome to Episode 214 of Building My Legacy.

Business coach and personal strategist Jonathan Goldhill has first-hand experience with family businesses. His family men’s apparel manufacturing company — started by his great-grandfather — was sold in its third generation of family ownership, most probably because Jonathan’s grandfather saw there really wasn’t a next-generation leader who could take the business to the next level. Today Jonathan provides business coaching, especially for family businesses that want to scale up as a new generation takes over the leadership. In this podcast Jonathan talks about the various factors that will help family-owned businesses and entrepreneurial companies grow into the next generation.

So if you want to know:

  • What to look for in a next-generation leader in a family-owned business
  • The importance of understanding personalities within a business and how people need to relate to one another
  • What it means to have a “vivid vision” as well as the importance of being able to execute on that vision
  • The importance of having a playbook to run your business
  • How businesses can become saleable


About Jonathan Goldhill

When, at age 20, Jonathan Hill realized there wasn’t an opportunity to get into the family men’s apparel manufacturing business, he left New York for California. Within 10 years he had established himself as the go-to expert for entrepreneurs looking to find their freedom. Today Jonathan brings 30 years of experience advising, coaching, consulting, training and guiding entrepreneurial and family businesses to grow their revenues, profits and people’s leadership. More information about Jonathan is available at www.TheGoldhillGroup.com


About Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy.  Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy?  Is there a “best” approach?  Is there a process or steps one should follow?

Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:

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Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is theAuthority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.

Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned the passion successful leaders have to leave a meaningful legacy. Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to help them build a meaningful legacy.