The True Meaning of Next Gen Success

From Entitlement to Mindfulness – The Journey of Vincent Valeri

Interview with Vincent Valeri, founder of Vedaera Being born into a family business can feel like one’s life path is already laid out. To some...
Overcoming Conflict in the Family Business

Overcoming Family Conflict In The Family Business

It could be said that the most challenging part of being involved in a family business is not the business part of it but...
CIR Group

[Podcast] Leadership through Resilience

Rodolfo De Benedetti was a mere 30 years old when he became the CEO of Compagnie Industriali Riunite (CIR) Group, a business established by...

The Fall of Toys R Us: How the ‘Category Killer’ Met Its Demise

A child’s question. A father’s answer. Together they would plant the seed for one of the most influential commercial enterprises of the 20th Century.When...
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...

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] 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...
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...

Werner von Siemens: A Founding Father of Electrical Engineering

When considering suitable birthday presents, what do you get for the 200-year-old who has everything? This is the question leaders of government, business, and...