Building Generational Wealth that Lasts

Building Generational Wealth that Lasts

Still reeling from the unprecedented disruption of COVID-19, sustainability is on the collective mind of the global family business community in a way that...
Leveraging the Board in Times of Crisis

Leveraging the Board in Times of Crisis

There is perhaps no situation that proves the worth of a board – particularly one with outside directors – more than a crisis with...
Five Ways Businesses are Stepping Up to Help Their Communities

Five Ways Businesses are Stepping Up to Help Their Communities

It would appear that the coronavirus outbreak has underscored a universal truth about human nature: in the most extreme circumstances, humanity's best and worst...
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,...