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owner strategy
Operations

While operational involvement in a family business has declined in some cases, there's been an increase in active ownership roles collaborating with external executives. For a family business to continue to be its best, the owners must also be at their best. Developing a owner strategy routine can help foster the best of a business legacy from generation to generation.

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The ownership advantage
The ownership advantage
Operations

While operational involvement in a family business has declined in some cases, there's been an...

Why conscious ownership is critical for future-focused family enterprises.
Why conscious ownership is critical for future-focused family enterprises.
Ownership

In order to transition their enterprises beyond generations, family businesses must embrace what is...

The unique governance challenge of mixed culture families
The unique governance challenge of mixed culture families
Governance

Globalisation has seen the world become a global village. In this global village, a new complexity...

Successful on and off the stock exchange –  governance practices in family firms
Successful on and off the stock exchange – governance practices in family firms
Governance

The stock exchange and family firms – two irreconcilable terms upon first glance. Going public...

Made in Germany: five best practices of German family offices
Made in Germany: five best practices of German family offices
Jurisdictions

What made family offices in Germany successful and how are they resetting for the new normal? We...

Genomics and epigenetics: new tools for promoting family legacy
Genomics and epigenetics: new tools for promoting family legacy
Genomics

Imagine a seemingly healthy 35-year-old family member assumes the CEO position of a core global...

Women on board: enhancing leadership in family firms
Women on board: enhancing leadership in family firms
Ownership

Over the past 5-10 years, there has been an increasing focus on the importance of women in...

How psychodynamics can drive better decision making in family businesses
How psychodynamics can drive better decision making in family businesses
Ownership

A changing set of realities, norms and values are underway in the face of an accelerating climate...

Why emotional intelligence is the key to intergenerational succession
Why emotional intelligence is the key to intergenerational succession
Next Generation

Intergenerational succession represents a significant challenge to family business. Though a common...

Using life stages to professionalise the family business
Using life stages to professionalise the family business
Ownership

Many businesses with humble beginnings have been able to weather change and grow into empires....

How Asian family businesses respond to four global challenges
How Asian family businesses respond to four global challenges
Jurisdictions

Although certain business challenges are universal to family offices across the globe, the way in...

From family business to business family
From family business to business family
Next Generation

The transition from a family business to a business family is not an easy one. Without a clear,...

5 lessons for family offices from HBO's Succession
5 lessons for family offices from HBO's Succession
Communication

HBO’s mega-series Succession follows the decaying empire of a dysfunctional media family - a...

Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
Next Generation

Only 3% of family-owned businesses survive until the fourth generation and beyond. There appears to...

What can tech startups teach family businesses about exits?
What can tech startups teach family businesses about exits?
Ownership

The Mitsubishi model of a company built to last the ages still exists, but with the advent of the...

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