Why Your family business is a Movie Script Waiting to Happen

Why Your Family Business Story is a Movie Script Waiting to Happen

Storytelling is humanity's primordial gift. From cave paintings in the Pyrenees to the meandering narratives of the latest video games, our depictions of life...
Japan’s Four Oldest Family Businesses

Japan’s Four Oldest Family Businesses

Japan is known for its plethora of mature businesses, with an estimated 50,000 businesses over a century old. Of these, many are successful family...
ive Family Businesses Disrupting Through Innovation

Five Family Businesses Disrupting Through Innovation

A 2017 study by professional accounting firm Deloitte challenged much of the conventional belief that family firms are slow to change and fettered by...
Growing your Family’s Human Capital

Growing your Family’s Human Capital

This is an abridged version of a longer article courtesy of the International Family Offices Journal. There is a revolution unfolding on the balance sheets...
Before it’s too Late: 5 Signs that you Need to Change your Family Business Model

Before it’s too Late: Five Signs that you Need to Change your Family Business...

Successful family enterprises are different. Not only do they live the family business model on a foundational level, but they live this model without...
The Top Ten Jewellery Companies in the World

The Top Ten Jewellery Companies in the World

When it comes to relative value for size, both tangible and sentimental, jewellery is unmatched. Crafted using rare earth materials that tend not to...

Three Examples of Third-Generation Family Business Failure

Andrew Carnegie is credited with the most infamous and requoted aphorism in family business. "Three generations from shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves" refers to the commonly...
The Top 10 Shoe Manufacturers in the World

The Top 10 Shoe Manufacturers in the World

Significant growth in online sales combined with the continued popularity of high-performance sport leisure footwear made 2018 another exemplary year for the footwear industry. The...
Top Five Family-Owned Sports Teams

Top Five Family-Owned Sports Teams

Professional sports can bring out passion in players, fans and viewers like no other business on the planet, but they are also very much...
From Feud to Philanthropic Success

From Family Feud to Successful Conflict Management

This content is brought to you by the Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC), the world's only case competition focused exclusively on family business.When Richard Owens’ grandfather passed away prematurely...