THU 15TH NOV 2018

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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

Key Challenges

In-Laws & Influence In Family Businesses

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

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Harnessing The Power Of Being Heard

Giving everyone an opportunity to speak enhances the ability to get at the underlying problem, not just the symptoms of the problem. Read More

Focusing On Present Problems

Conflict is an inherent part of any business. A family business, however, frequently means that conflict comes with a life-long history of prior conflicts, issues or complaints.  Read More

Talking Across Generations

Susan Winer explains how philanthropy is not just a good thing to engage in but how talking across generations can be a real benefit to family firms too. Read More

What’s Your Origin Story?

It’s human nature. We forget things. And the longer a family business is around, the more likely it is, that subsequent generations lose track of ‘why’ it all started. Read More

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