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women in impact investing
Foresight

Today, women are still less inclined than men to invest. This gender inequality in finance is a global problem that limits not only women's financial opportunities but also their potential to influence a better future for the planet.

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Why women in impact investing can change the world
Why women in impact investing can change the world
Foresight

Today, women are still less inclined than men to invest. This gender inequality in finance is a...

The Great Transition and Life Expectancies
The Great Transition and Life Expectancies
Strategy

In many high-net-worth families, the great wealth transition isn't happening quite as quickly as...

How to create multi-generational wealth
How to create multi-generational wealth
Operations

Creating multi-generational wealth isn't only about finances and investments to last across...

Are your wealth planning arrangements due for a health check?
Are your wealth planning arrangements due for a health check?
Leadership

Like taxes, death is a certainty in life and it's important to understand that when the inevitable...

A new inheritance mindset that reveals more value to heirs
A new inheritance mindset that reveals more value to heirs
Foresight

Some of the greatest wealth transfers are currently happening through inheritance. By viewing the...

The irreplaceable aspect of trust and network in the family office space
The irreplaceable aspect of trust and network in the family office space
Foresight

While the increasing presence of technology has made some things significantly easier, there are...

Next-generation transition: how to prepare to pass the family business on
Next-generation transition: how to prepare to pass the family business on
Governance

Preparing the next generation to take over the family business requires some thought, but it...

Is investing in electric vehicles really a good business decision?
Is investing in electric vehicles really a good business decision?
Innovation

Why have combustion engines become so unpopular, and why do we all think that electric vehicles are...

From linear to cyclical business: how to lead in a complex post-Covid world.
From linear to cyclical business: how to lead in a complex post-Covid world.
Foresight

To cope with an uncertain and volatile world, visionary leadership is key to developing...

Introduction to neuroeconomics for the family office: a toolkit for success
Introduction to neuroeconomics for the family office: a toolkit for success
Mental health

The more choice we have, the more vulnerable we are to their effects on our lives and happiness....

The science of neuroplasticity and change
The science of neuroplasticity and change
Mental health

The ability to effect change is essential for individuals, families and their enterprises to...

How family offices can deal with death in the family
How family offices can deal with death in the family
Governance

The hardest part of dealing with death is realising that all you have are memories of yesterday and...

Multigenerational wealth preservation: What you need to know
Multigenerational wealth preservation: What you need to know
Next Generation

By a general estimation, 90% of affluent families tend to lose a large portion of their wealth by...

What we can learn about family business succession through a famous feud
What we can learn about family business succession through a famous feud
Next Generation

Known as the family behind a behemoth entertainment and broadcast empire, the Murdochs appear as...

Managing conflict within a family business
Managing conflict within a family business
Foresight

Conflict and turbulence within a family – and a family business – are nothing new. If not...

Building trust and relationships within family office networks
Building trust and relationships within family office networks
Brand & design

The secret to nurturing trust in your family office network starts by acknowledging that there are...

A process for understanding the value of possessions beyond just numbers
A process for understanding the value of possessions beyond just numbers
Foresight

 Adopting an insightful process for valuing your possessions and valuables that can lead to more...

How the largest family offices preserve wealth through generations
How the largest family offices preserve wealth through generations
Next Generation

Wealth management within one lifespan is already challenging. Making sure that it will both last...

The importance of sustainable networks for family offices
The importance of sustainable networks for family offices
Foresight

Most family offices can agree that networking is an integral part of their business, something that...

Three ways for family offices to attract better investment opportunities
Three ways for family offices to attract better investment opportunities
Investments

Families need to work harder to attract the best people, partners and investment opportunities....

The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
The impact of matriarchal and patriarchal roles in family business
Next Generation

Most families have an anchor, often identified as a matriarchal or patriarchal figure. A dominant...

The role of regenerative business in modern value creation
The role of regenerative business in modern value creation
Impact

For businesses looking to engage in more responsible and ethical practices, pledging sustainability...

Innovate or die: How family businesses can maintain their entrepreneurial spirit
Innovate or die: How family businesses can maintain their entrepreneurial spirit
Next Generation

Within the family business industry, the mantra of ‘innovate or die’ is well-known. Many times...

The future of the family office wealth advisor
The future of the family office wealth advisor
Leadership

Family offices come in many shapes and sizes, as do the advisors who serve them. Increased...

Empowering women in family offices through learning, governance and allyship
Empowering women in family offices through learning, governance and allyship
Performance

Family offices today must embrace diversity, inclusion, and empowerment of women, if they are to...

From heiress to owner: disrupting private wealth through female leadership
From heiress to owner: disrupting private wealth through female leadership
Innovation

As 2020 has shaken the world and with fundamental assumptions being challenged, many female leaders...

Why your family business should become a generalist
Why your family business should become a generalist
Foresight

Family businesses are built with a core vision that, which has continuity, renewal, longevity, and...

Five reasons why Europe is the future of startup investing
Five reasons why Europe is the future of startup investing
Innovation

European startups have come a long way in the last 10 to 15 years. Back in the 1990s and 2000s,...

How can the next generation turn pre-contemporary art into meaningful wealth
How can the next generation turn pre-contemporary art into meaningful wealth
Art

As the greatest wealth transfer in history is underway, noteworthy heirlooms such as important art...

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 persuasive leadership is important for the next generation
Why persuasive leadership is important for the next generation
Next Generation

The next generation today must influence a range of stakeholders if they are to be effective change...

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...

Five approaches for engaging the next-generation
Five approaches for engaging the next-generation
Next Generation

For many family offices, succession is the most complex and significant challenge faced over the...

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...

How to create a family brand the primal way
How to create a family brand the primal way
Brand & design

In this day and age, content is king. Brands in the 21st century have more cultural and social...

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...

Why banks should be more customer-centric in their approach to Family Offices
Why banks should be more customer-centric in their approach to Family Offices
Innovation

Financial institutions, once regarded as the cornerstones of business, are now facing unprecedented...

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...

Finding & funding investments with high return
Finding & funding investments with high return
Investments

It would appear that some Family Offices are now showing a predilection for direct investing to...

Companies with foresight stay ahead of the curve
Companies with foresight stay ahead of the curve
Foresight

Remaining relevant and competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace is no mean feat. Whilst...

How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
Purpose

Globalisation, digital transformation and climate change have transformed the way we live, work and...

A brave new world of brand: Three frameworks for family businesses
A brave new world of brand: Three frameworks for family businesses
Purpose

Gone are the days of the 'Five Forces Framework', the Four P’s of 'the Marketing Mix' and the...

Why video is the way to connect with the next generation
Why video is the way to connect with the next generation
Communication

Video content is dominating the digital media space, with 100 million hours of video content...

Family owned hotels and the future of hospitality innovation
Family owned hotels and the future of hospitality innovation
Luxury & Lifestyle

Running a hotel is very much like running a big family. Every day there will be something new....

Prepare your family business for the digital age
Prepare your family business for the digital age
Communication

Many family businesses are born of the practice of merely "doing something," like tackling a...

Identify & build human capital in your family business
Identify & build human capital in your family business
Leadership

In an exercise reminiscent of “If a tree falls in the forest, does it make a sound?” imagine...

Running your family office like a silicon valley startup.
Running your family office like a silicon valley startup.
Software

Family offices have evolved from the mega-money-centric, often hidebound institutions of a bygone...

On building modern and future-ready family offices
On building modern and future-ready family offices
Communication

The common misconception is that the family office asset management style only suits...

How branding can put family-owned businesses and family offices ahead of the pack
How branding can put family-owned businesses and family offices ahead of the pack
Brand & design

While most successful families consider heritage branding extremely beneficial, not everyone takes...

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