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Why family offices should focus on 'soft' assets

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Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) have been credited by many as the backbone of business management. But how do these metrics fair in a rapidly evolving world? Research suggests that a focus on soft (as well as hard assets and predictive technology is the answer.

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A brave new world of brand: Three frameworks for family businesses
Brand
A brave new world of brand: Three frameworks for family businesses
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Gone are the days of the 'Five Forces Framework', the Four P’s of 'the Marketing Mix' and the 'Seven C’s Compass'. It's time for brand frameworks which are reflective of, and adaptive to, an ever-changing business climate. We've selected the top new-age frameworks for developing a cohesive brand for your family business.

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How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
Purpose
How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
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Globalisation, digital transformation and climate change have transformed the way we live, work and conduct business today. Inheriting this radically transformed world are the millennials, a new generation with distinct priorities from their baby-boomer predecessors. Their north star? Purpose.

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Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
Next Generation
Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
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Only 3% of family-owned businesses survive until the fourth generation and beyond. There appears to be a cross-generational disconnect with family owned business succession. We explore past and present trends and cast a glance to the future regarding successful planning to help ensure legacies live on and thrive.

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Family Office Software Review 2020
Family Office Software Review 2020

Private wealth owners around the globe are busy retooling their operations to supercharge their services. At Simple, we often asked for our top software recommendations for family offices. We believe that choosing software for family office should not be a matter of opinion – but a matter of fit.

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Family Office Trend Report 2020
Family Office Trend Report 2020

Family offices, like most organizations, are facing some interesting times. How can Family Offices be resilient and ever more relevant in this changing landscape? Here are our top ten trends which we believe will define the next decade of family offices.

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Multi-Family Office Review 2020
Multi-Family Office Review 2020

For some, the term ‘family office’ may conjure up images of an industry stuck in yesteryear. However, as a new influx of wealth owners make their way into the private wealth space, things are changing — specifically in the multi-family office segment. Here’s our review of the multi-family offices in 2020.

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