There are often a number of statistics that are thrown around regarding the percentage of family enterprises that survive beyond the first, seconds and third generation. 

These are often not contextualised with the survival rate of non family businesses and so these statistics are distorted, albeit they make good marketing fodder!

As the way in which the world works, communicates and does business changes, there are huge opportunities for family enterprises to succeed and this article pretty much nails the reasons why the 21st Century will belong to family businesses!