Pursuit of Happiness

Pursuit of Happiness

FEATURES: Jebsen & Jessen - The Eastern Adventures of an Entrepreneurial Family

Jebsen & Jessen – The Eastern Adventures of an Entrepreneurial Family

Interview with Heinrich Jessen, CEO, Jebsen and Jessen Southeast Asia, Singapore   From the coastal town of Aabenraa in what is now Denmark, two young men,...
STRATEGY: The Outsider - The Challenges and Opportunities of Integrating Non-Family Executives in the Family Business

STRATEGY: The Outsider – The Challenges and Opportunities of Integrating Non-Family Executives in the...

Interview with Andreas von Specht, Founder and Managing Partner at AvS – International Trusted Advisors Andreas von Specht, Founder and Managing Partner at AvS –...
ENTREPRENEURS: Saddleback Leather – Of Bags and Love

ENTREPRENEURS: Saddleback Leather – Of Bags and Love

An Interview with Dave Munson, Founder of Saddleback Leather, United States of America   Texas-based husband and wife owners of Saddleback Leather, Dave and Suzette Munson,...
SPECIAL FEATURES: Guittard Chocolate Company – The Happy Balance between Innovation and Tradition

Guittard Chocolate Company – The Happy Balance between Innovation and Tradition

Interview with Gary Guittard, CEO, Guittard Chocolate Company, United States of America Northern California is home to many families whose ancestors came to San Francisco in...
KNOWLEDGE: Female Succession in Francophone Africa’s Family Businesses

KNOWLEDGE: Female Succession in Francophone Africa’s Family Businesses

Interview with Dr. Leila Bouamatou, Mauritania The challenges of succession in a family owned business are as numerous as they are complex. From bridging the generation...
SPECIAL FEATURES: Procomon & Associates – The Happiness of Purpose

Procomon & Associates – The Happiness of Purpose

Interview with Omar Otalora & Simon Otalora Procomon & Associates Panama   The story of Procomon & Associates started in 1981 with Omar Otalora who was a...
TECHNOLOGY: 5 Industries Disrupted by AI

TECHNOLOGY: 5 Industries Disrupted by AI

Photo by Samuel Zeller on Unsplash In March of 2016, a machine named AlphaGo beat a 18-time world champion in the ancient game of Go. This may not...
EDUCATION: The Way Forward – German Family Businesses Eye A Digital Future

EDUCATION: The Way Forward – German Family Businesses Eye A Digital Future

Interview with Prof. Nadine Kammerlander, WHU Chair of Family Business, Germany   The challenges facing a family-owned business are wide-ranging; however, the Chair of Family Business...
FEATURES: Crane & Co. - Mills, Money, and Mindfulness

FEATURES: Crane & Co. – Mills, Money, and Mindfulness

Interview with Charlie Kittredge, Chairman of Crane & Co., United States of America Located in Dalton Massachusetts, Crane & Co. can trace its roots back...
SPECIAL FEATURES: The Science of Happiness In Family and Business

The Science of Happiness In Family and Business

Interview with Lucia Ceja, PhD, IESE Business School and Families in Business Analysis Center, Spain   Photograph by Daniel Santacatalina Laborda The quest to discover the secret...