Category Archives: family communication

Need Suggestions to Jump Start Family Communication? (part 1)

Not long ago, we had a question about suggestions on how to encourage communication with the younger, or future, generation of owners in a family about intergenerational transfer possibilities.  The question could have as well been from the future generation … Continue reading

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Involve the next generation before it is too late!

Two questions that are asked in many of our Landowner Legacy Communication© workshops, is “how do I get my children involved in our land” and “how did the Nippers do it.”  In reality, they are the same question.  In my … Continue reading

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Dirt is just dirt, or is it?

Lately, we have been spending a lot of time learning and reviewing our soil’s (polite way to say dirt) effect on our tree farms and their timber crops.  Soil types, soil maps, site index, nutrient levels, erosion potential, suitability for … Continue reading

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Members of Your Intergenerational Transfer Team

In order to be sure you have a positive experience with intergenerational transfer, please consider using a team approach. Not only will the team members be a benefit in their own areas of expertise, but this will also help develop … Continue reading

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What Do I Do Now?

A few weeks ago, a gentleman emailed me because he had read an article I wrote a couple of years ago.  This gentlemen planted a 20 acre tract not quite 20 years ago.  He now wants to thin or final … Continue reading

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