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Bringing the family business community together

Bolting The Stable Door

Family businesses often run on trust and informality and the High Court has recently afforded family firms some comfort. Full Article

For Richer, For Poorer...

Examining the challenges surrounding the role of pre-nuptial agreements. Full Article

Why Should You Have A Family Constitution?

Over time a Family Constitution can gain such moral weight that contradiction becomes unthinkable. Full Article

Difficult Conversations For Management

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

Communication

Recognising roles and responsibilities, boundaries and terms of office are important in minimising the risk of disputes and conflict in the family firm.  Clear and considered communication helps to mitigate the risk.

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Conflict In The Family Firm...

Tackle conflict head on and learn to have a healthy fight! Full Article

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In-Laws & Influence In Family Businesses

In-laws hold a unique position in family businesses, having an impact ... Full Article

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The Most Common Bones Of Contention

Experience in the world of family business consulting shows there are in fact many different ways family firms can be unhappy and in conflict. Read More

Forgiveness As A Business Tool

The knee-jerk reaction of too many people in leadership positions when they feel wronged is righteous indignation and the urge for revenge. Read More

Growing Together, Not Apart

Understanding conflict in the family business and how to address it with Courtney Collette and Dr. John A. Davis from the Cambridge Institute for Family Enterprise. Read More

Managing The Growing Shareholder Base

The increasing number of shareholders over time creates a challenge for many family firms. Read More

In-Laws & Influence In Family Businesses

In-laws hold a unique position in family businesses, having an impact on the family and business systems... Read More

The Hidden Values In Family Meetings

Barbara R Hauser and Professor Dennis Jaffe uncover nine hidden benefits of family meetings that strengthen both the family itself and its business. Read More