THE CHALLENGE Jay Bornstein is the second-generation owner of his family’s fish processing plant, Bornstein Seafoods, in Bellingham, Wash. At age 62, he began to think seriously about his plan to retire at 65, and he quickly realized he needed to choose a successor,...
David C. Bentall is a passionate and acclaimed writer. His most recent book, Leaving a Legacy, offers a refreshingly candid look at what can go tragically wrong in a family enterprise. You’ll learn how to avoid pitfalls and disappointments based on the Bentall family’s experience as well as the experiences of two dozen other business families.
Leaving a Legacy: is an excellent guidebook and a resource designed to help families in business learn how to integrate family and business effectively.
David’s first book, The Company You Keep: The Transforming Power of Male Friendship, explores the potential for great friendships and earned two awards from the Canadian Word Guild Awards.