Family businesses are among the most enjoyable and fascinating entrepreneurial endeavors to observe. Built with a pioneering spirit and the lively dynamics of family
relationships, the stories of families that work together provide a fun and unique view of family life. The Family Works Series is a captivating blend of entertainment, inspiration, and practical business instruction that features business profiles from a variety of family enterprises.
Hosted by Harvard MBA and serial entrepreneur Wade Myers, Family Works features expert analysis into the day-to-day business lives of enterprising families and the unique challenges they face. This series entertains, inspires and encourages both aspiring and current entrepreneurs — or those that simply enjoy the blessing of families working together.
This inspiring DVD features family profiles for Cook’s Pest Control and Holden Coal. Cook’s Pest Control, a fourth generation family business, is the seventh largest pest control company in the U.S., with over 1,300 employees. Holden Coal is a New York-based business working in the emerging energies market, running a unique operation of selling coal and servicing and selling coal burning stoves. Both companies are family run with multiple generations serving in the day-to-day business operations.
Wade Myers has over 25 years of extensive military, academic, consulting, operational, entrepreneurial and investor experience. He was an Airborne Ranger in the US Army and a decorated veteran of the Gulf War. Mr. Myers has three degrees, including an MBA from Harvard where he was a Baker Scholar (top 5% of his class). He was a strategy consultant with Boston Consulting Group, and served as a national marketing executive for a Fortune 5 company. Mr. Myers has founded or co-founded over 20 companies and has been CEO of five early-stage ventures. Through his successes and failures, Mr. Myers has learned many lessons that he now passes along to other entrepreneurs. Mr. Myers has been an active venture investor and has developed a framework for developing a more methodical approach to evaluating and launching business opportunities. Most importantly, Wade Myers is a dedicated Christian who desires to honor the Lord in business pursuits and all issues of life. He and his wife tirelessly homeschool their children. Myers writes the "Venture Forth" column on Christian entrepreneurship featured in every issue of Homeschooling Today, a magazine for Christian Homeschool families. Mr. Myers devotes his time and energy to equipping and discipling Christian men and families for entrepreneurial success. His website is NewVentureLab.com.
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Category: Business & Economics
Format: DVD (Documentary)
Publisher: Franklin Springs Media
Date Published: Oct 19, 2010
Dimensions: 5.50 x 7.50 x 0.50 (in)
Weight: 3.20 oz