Lyft: Battling Uber for Ride-Sharing Supremacy

For any emerging business, the challenge of chasing down and overtaking the industry leader can seem daunting. It can seem near impossible when the...
Purpose driven leadership in Family Business

[Podcast] Purpose-Driven Leadership in the Family Business

What are the ingredients of a strong company culture? In most cases, it is the result of hard work, consistency, and accountability; characteristics adopted...

Lululemon and the Double-Edged Sword of Creating a Lifestyle Brand

When executed successfully, attaching cultural or lifestyle benefits can be like adding rocket-fuel when launching your emerging product into the marketplace. If consumers believe...

Huawei: An Explosive Growth Story

It could be said that Huawei is like the Rorschach Test of global tech companies. How you define them depends on your perspective and...

Philips: A Legacy of Innovation and Sustainability

When the Philips Corporation launched their sustainability vision in 2012, it was seen by many as a brand new venture into furthering 21st-century technology....
[Podcast] The Science of Happiness In Family and Business

[Podcast] The Science of Happiness In Family and Business

The quest to discover the secret to happiness has been one which has preoccupied mankind since the dawn of recorded time. Aristotle and the...
[Podcast] Female Succession in Africa’s Family Businesses

[Podcast] Female Succession in Africa’s Family Businesses

The challenges of succession in a family owned business are as numerous as they are complex. From bridging the generation gap to walking the...

5 Business Lessons From Warren Buffett’s Experience at Berkshire Hathaway

As investment mistakes go, this is one many of us would like to make. Warren Buffett, nicknamed the "Oracle of Omaha" for his legendary...
The Eastern Adventures of an Entrepreneurial Family

[Podcast] The Eastern Adventures of an Entrepreneurial Family

From the coastal town of Aabenraa in what is now Denmark, two young men, Heinrich Jessen and Jacob Jebsen, whose fathers and grandfathers were sea...

3 Lessons Learned From the Rise and Fall of Once-Mighty Nokia

Some Fortune 500 companies gain notoriety through their unparalleled success and complete domination in their industry. Others become infamous for missteps and wrong calls...