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Difficult Conversations For Management

The hidden pressures that can make managing family businesses a challenge Full Article

Managing Growth Of The Family Firm

Embarking on any business venture can be uncertain and the same can certainly be said for family businesses. Full Article

Competitive Strengths Of Family Businesses

Recent research reveals the aspects of family business that provides competitive advantage in the marketplace Full Article

Employing Family Members In The Family Business

Employing family members should be no different to employing non-family but there are some areas to avoid when employing family members in the family ... Full Article


Not only does management involve the day-to-day operations, there is also need to consider the relationship of the business with the family and to build the necessary frameworks to enable management to operate effectively.

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Laying Down Boundaries For Family Firms

Address four key areas for a more secure family business future. Full Article

Key Challenges

Managing The Growing Shareholder Base

The increasing number of shareholders over time creates a challenge. Full Article

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7 Ways Outside Directors Benefit Family Businesses

Family businesses benefit from being looked at with a fresh pair of eyes.  Outlined below are seven benefits from bringing in outside directors. Read More

The Art Of Survival

For many family businesses who have survived the recent economic turmoil, survival has become something of an art form. But what is it that makes family businesses better placed to survive? Read More

Leadership “Harem” Style

When there’s no specific goal or role for its members, and constructive discussion makes way for fawning power plays, executive teams become little more than harems for dysfunctional leaders. Read More

Learning To Lead The Board

Running the family business board can be a challenge as it is often composed of family members with very different agendas.   Read More

Steps In Creating A Family Business Constitution

A practical insight into some of the questions that need to be considered when creating a constitution Read More

Breaking The Cycle Of Family Business Failures

Insight into the challenges ofmulti-generational family firms and why so many successful family businesses fail after the founding generation?   Read More