Adidas vs Puma - Family Feud

Adidas vs. Puma – The Family Feud That Fueled an Industry

It has gone down as one of the most intense corporate rivalries in history. Two competing athletic shoe manufacturers in the same town directly...
How to Convince the Family Business

How to Convince Others in the Family Business

When you have an idea for the family business it can be a daunting task to try and convince other shareholders of the validity...
Merck Chairman Johannes Baillou

A Triumph of Governance – The Example of Merck

To say that Merck is one of the world’s oldest and most successful companies is akin to referring to Mt. Everest as one of...
Succession mediator

What Do You Really Want? – How a Succession Mediator Works

Every entrepreneur is ultimately confronted with the question of succession planning - who can and wants to take on the business? When faced with...
Sam Walton, Founder of Walmart

The Secret to Walmart’s Success – Lessons from Sam Walton

He single-handedly changed the face of retail shopping in the United States. He came through failure and heartbreak and persevered to build the most...
Family Business Health Check

Health Checking Your Family Business

What are the tell-tale signs that you have to take a good look at your family business structure and performance? What are the fundamentals/behavioural...
IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad

How Ingvar Kamprad Created the IKEA Empire

He was once believed to be the single wealthiest man in the world. He is straight out of central casting for the role of...
Barnard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of LVMH

The Illustrious Rise of LVMH

Long before the 1987 merger that gave life to French luxury goods giant LVMH was the births of two family businesses Moët et Chandon...
3 Tips for boosting your business potential for entrepreneurs

Three Ways to Boost Your Business Potential

Successful entrepreneurs constantly have their eye on the prize, they will use every possible opportunity to maximise their profits without compromising the services or...
Change Management

Change Management in the Family Business

What does it take to implement real change in the business and family culture? Change is inevitable in life, the world around us, business and families....