Item description for Philanthropy, Heirs & Values: How Successful Families Are Using Philanthropy To Prepare Their Heirs For Post-transition Responsibilities by Roy Williams & Vic Preisser...
This first-of-a-kind book by Roy Williams and Vic Preisser of The Williams Group reveals the hidden power of philanthropy to prepare your heirs for wealth and responsibility. After interviewing 3,250 affluent families and examining almost 100 family foundations, the authors disclose how successful families are using philanthropy to teach their heirs Values, develop their appreciation for focus on a specific Mission, and instill a sense of Accountability. In many cases, the use of philanthropy as a teaching tool by the family leaders determined whether or not the family remained unified---and financially successful---in their post-transition period. As in their prior groundbreaking book Preparing Heirs 2003, the authors provide exercises, examples and checklists for each of five major age groups, beginning at age five. The book is easy to read and filled with specific guidance and examples. Viewing philanthropy as a tool to improve your odds of post-transition success adds a new benefit to the traditional rationale behind family foundations and family giving programs.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Publisher Robert D. Reed Publishers
ISBN 1931741514 ISBN13 9781931741514
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More About Roy Williams & Vic Preisser
ROY WILLIAMS head coach of the University of North Carolina mens basketball team, the Tar Heels, has the highest winning percentage in NCAA history. Over the last seven years, the 58-year-old Asheville, N.C., native who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007 has won 205 games, including 24 in the NCAA Tournament. Thats more Final Fours, more wins, and more NCAA Tournament victories than any basketball coach in the nation.
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An advice guide written especially for affluent families Apr 11, 2005
Philanthropy Heirs & Values is an advice guide written especially for affluent families seeking an effective means to teach their children values, mission, and accountability, preparing one's heirs for a successful transition of wealth and responsibility. Authors Roy Williams and Vic Preisser, both of whom have decades of experience aiding families with post-transition planning, interviewed 3,250 families and examined almost 100 family foundations, and discovered the secret of using philanthropy to teach values, the focus of a mission, and an individual sense of accountability. Revealing specific cases in which the teaching tool of philanthropy determined whether a family would remain unified (and financially successful) in their post-transition period, Philanthropy Heirs & Values offers exercises, examples and checklists for each of the five major age groups. An extremely useful instructional that reveals the power of enlightened self-interest. Also highly recommended is Williams' and Preisser's previous guide, "Preparing Heirs".