Transferring the farm successfully from one generation to the next is not as easy as it might seem. The best transfers happen with a thorough discussion and planning session (or two or three) well in advance of the actual transfer of assets. Many families have a lot of those "things" they'd rather not talk about -- but in this case, it's best when everything is out on the table. Water Street Solutions' President and CEO Darren Frye talks with KRVN's Ken Rahjes about making the process a success.
April 26 2010 - Succession Planning - Frye.mp3 (2.75 mb)
Here is a link to more information about the book discussed in the interview. The book is Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High.
For the text of the interview, click here: Succession Planning Starts with a Crucial Conversation