Six Ways to Make Your Family Business Governance a Reality

Oscar Trimboli: Listening Between the Lines

Listening is often thought of as passive, but effective listening goes beyond hearing – it is a skill as important as speaking and a...
Six Ways to Make Your Family Business Governance a Reality

Six Ways to Make Your Family Business Governance a Reality

Governance is hard to define and harder to enact. Even when family businesses know what they need, the implementation and maintenance of governance is...
Family Business Health and Well-being

Family Business Health and Well-being

Authentic leadership going forward depends on whether or not next-generation family business members can prioritise their well-being. Altruistic work is not sustainable work; growing...
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...
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....
Resiliency in Family Businesses: A New Tool for Advisors

Resiliency in Family Businesses: A New Tool for Advisors

Editorial by Joseph J Horak, PhD, President, Family Business Solutions, Grand Rapids, USA; Entrepreneur in Residence and Honorary Teaching Fellow, Lancaster University Management School,...
 Johnny Hallyday: An Illustration of Unprepared Succession

 Johnny Hallyday: An Illustration of Unprepared Succession

Editorial by Dr Ali Azouz, lecturer and researcher at IAE Nantes (LEMNA), Nantes University, France Since the death of France's most famous rock star, Johnny...
Preparing the Now Generation of Asian Family Business

Preparing the “Now Generation” of Asian Family Businesses

Through research, capacity building and education, Felicia Heng, Executive Director of FBN Asia, fosters a conducive environment for family relationship health and communal wellbeing....
Leadership Starts with Awareness

Leadership Starts with Awareness

Greg McCann knows the family business advantage of shared history, purpose and vision. At the same time, however, he has seen the tight-knit bonds...