Is the Chinese Way in Peril?
In many cases, it almost always starts when a key business leader dies. The death of a founder can disrupt the very foundations of the business and the institutions where the lives of employees and the many stakeholders depend on.
September 22, 2021
We have met the enemy, and he is us
When you put all these issues together, there is really one culprit that creates most of the problems afflicting family owning businesses today, and without a doubt, that is you.
September 07, 2021
When Founders Play With Fire
When you sense these dangers in your family business, do something now. These are worrying signs that the company may be heading towards a turbulent phase.
August 31, 2021
A Terminally Ill Founder Part 2
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August 10, 2021
A Terminally Ill Founder
On top of providing jobs, he was also recognized for his many philanthropic contributions benefitting many schools and medical institutions. The only problem? He was terminally ill.
August 03, 2021
Hidden cracks in the Family Business Part 2
Business owners, aka absentee parents, tend to shower their offspring with material love to compensate for the lack of parental love and lessen their own guilt, which often exacerbates the brewing rivalry among siblings.
July 27, 2021
Hidden cracks in the Family Business
Founders who are in their late 60’s have agreed that each child will be given 30 percent of the stock while the remaining 10% is retained by them.
July 20, 2021
Honoring a Founder’s Legacy
Deloitte partner Alexandra Sharpe highlighted that “the most successful family enterprises around the world manage to unite the constituent individuals, family and business and coalesce them around a common sense of purpose.
July 13, 2021