Ownership in a family business can be a rewarding and important role. It means stewardship, protection and nurturing the family business. As a guide for shareholders, this book will developing understanding and insight into the role of becoming more valuable as an owner, not just financially, but intellectually and emotionally as well. It aims to provide the philosophical foundation that will support the decisions owners make about technical and legal issues and to help all shareholders understand how to be constructive in their roles. Ownership ought to be an interesting, challenging, profitable, and spiritually enriching experience.