Tom Deans Ph.D. is the author of Every Family's Business: 12 Common Sense Questions to Protect Your Wealth and Willing Wisdom: 7 Questions to Ask Before Your Die.
With more than 250,000 copies in circulation, Every Family's Business is the best-selling family business book of all-time. His new book, Willing Wisdom has already received critical acclaim from Investment Executive and other leading trade and literary publications.
His research and thought leadership on the subjects of wealth transfers, preparing heirs and family dynamics has made him an in-demand speaker. Since the release of his first book in 2008, Tom has delivered more than 500 paid speeches in 14 countries. He has also provided advanced training to advisors from some of the world's largest financial institutions, law firms and accounting firms.
His thought-provoking and contrarian approach to business succession planning and family wealth transitions leaves audiences motivated to take action and to work closely with their advisors.
Dr. Deans is a frequent guest commentator on the subjects of business succession planning, and intergenerational wealth transfers. He has appeared on all major national TV and radio news shows and has been featured in the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Inc, and Fortune. Released in 2008, Every Family's Business continues to appear in the Globe and Mail's Best-sellers list.
Dr. Deans' business model is built exclusively around paid speaking engagements and book sales. To order a copy of Every Family's Business or Willing Wisdom or to inquiry about speaking availability and rates visit: www.EveryFamiliesBusiness.com or www.WillingWisdom.com