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...
Saddleback Leather

[Podcast] Saddleback Leather – Of Bags and Love

Texas-based husband and wife owners of Saddleback Leather, Dave and Suzette Munson, built their leather goods business by prioritising the highest quality for their...

Hewlett & Packard: The Fathers of Silicon Valley

The Northern California wildfires that tore through the state in the fall of this year left a trail of wreckage and devastation. Amongst the...

Mary Kay Ash: Paving The Way For Female Entrepreneurs

Getting passed over for a promotion you feel you deserved is never an easy thing to deal with. Some use it for motivation for...

Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

How the richest man in America practised what he preached on sharing the wealth. At first blush, Andrew Carnegie was a prototypical 19th Century American...