Kongō Gumi and the Six Secrets of Longevity

Kongō Gumi and the Six Secrets of Longevity

Kongō Gumi, a Japanese construction company, was founded in 578 AD by a Korean immigrant named Shigemitsu Kongō who was skilled in the art...
Building a Lasting Legacy: Nine Steps to Family Business Success

Building a Lasting Legacy: Nine Steps to Family Business Success

George Isaac's immersion in the success factors that define family businesses saw him move beyond his role as CEO of his own family's multigenerational enterprise...
When Two Worlds Converge

When Two Worlds Converge

Similar to customer experience (CX), employee experience (EX) is the sum of all interactions that the workforce has with their organisation; it defines their...
Why You Should Care About ESG

Why You Should Care About ESG

ESG is an acronym – let's start the conversation by unpacking it. E stands for Environmental, S for Social and G for Governance: issues...
Retire by FIRE

Retire by FIRE

Working professionals used to plan to remain in the workforce until 60 or 70, by which point they had amassed enough savings to retire...
10 Capital Succession  Errors and 10 Ways to Avoid Them

10 Capital Succession Errors and 10 Ways to Avoid Them

No competitor, technological disrupter or economic downturn is as great a threat to family business survival as the transition from one generation to the...
Five Critical Questions for Family Offices

Five Critical Questions for Family Offices

Dr Alexander Koeberle-Schmid, family business expert at PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH, Germany, has helped more than 100 entrepreneurial families from around the world navigate the complexities...
Five Fast-Growing Family Businesses to Watch

Five Fast-Growing Family Businesses to Watch

Over one-third of family businesses worldwide (34 per cent) targeted double-digit growth in 2018/2019, compared to one-quarter (25 per cent) of non-family businesses.In rapidly...
The Path to a Harmonious Business

The Path to a Harmonious Family Business

According to Chris Yonker, the overall health of an organisation – family businesses notwithstanding – depends on self-assurance and productive interaction in the workplace....
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Top Ten Power Tool Manufacturers in the World

Between 2017 and 2021, the power tool market worldwide is expected to grow by more than $7.44 billion. According to Zion Market Research, the...