An Interview with Holly Isdale on Cyber Safe Families
Cybersecurity

An Interview with Holly Isdale on Cyber Safe Families

Thanks to Holly Isdale of Wealthaven and Lanie Jordan for this timely podcast on cyber safe families.     About the contributors Holly Isdale is a tax attorney by training and has spent the last two decades advising wealthy families on estate, financial and investment matters. Holly founded Wealthaven in 2010 to serve as an outsourced, … Continue reading

How Are Family Businesses Having a Positive Impact on Society?
Issues in the Family Enterprise / Latest Thinking in the Field / NextGen

How Are Family Businesses Having a Positive Impact on Society?

Please enjoy this week’s blog on “How Are Family Businesses Having a Positive Impact on Society?” by Peter Englisch of the EY Global Family Business Center of Excellence. This blog is based on a longer study entitled Family Business Philanthropy: Creating lasting impact through values and legacy, visit ey.com/familybusiness for more information. How Are Family … Continue reading

The Challenge of Developing Next Generation Leadership Presence in a Family Business
Family Business / Leadership / NextGen

The Challenge of Developing Next Generation Leadership Presence in a Family Business

Thanks to Denise Federer for a new take on Next Gen leadership and how advisors can help adult children of business owners gain the respect and trust of company employees. The Challenge of Developing Next Generation Leadership Presence in a Family Business Establishing leadership presence is important at any business, but it’s magnified tenfold, if … Continue reading

Building Entrepreneurs Across Generations Requires Influence
Advising / Entrepreneurs / Issues in the Family Enterprise

Building Entrepreneurs Across Generations Requires Influence

Thanks to Allan Cohen of Babson College and Pramodita Sharma of the University of Vermont and the editor of FBR, for their thoughtful article, “Building Entrepreneurs Across Generations Requires Influence,” on the relationship between influence and entrepreneurship from a generational perspective. Building Entrepreneurs Across Generations Requires Influence When Allan R. Cohen and David L. Bradford … Continue reading

Adapt | <strong>Evolve</strong> | Transform: Part 5
Evolution in the Family Business Field

Adapt | Evolve | Transform: Part 5

Thanks to this week’s authors, Jeremy Cheng and Mary Barrett for the concluding articles in the August series focusing on evolution in the family enterprise field. Yours in practice, The Practitioner Go here for Rising Female Power in Asian Business Families: Evolving advising practices? by Jeremy Cheng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Go … Continue reading

Rising Female Power in Asian Business Families: Evolving advising practices?
Evolution in the Family Business Field

Rising Female Power in Asian Business Families: Evolving advising practices?

Female entrepreneurship and leadership is gaining momentum in Asia. Asian female entrepreneurs create more and more wealth. A recent HSBC Private Bank report[1] found that 40% of the entrepreneurs in Asia are women, which is higher than the average of 31% in Western Europe and the United States. About half of these female entrepreneurs benefit … Continue reading

Advising a Female Leader in a Family Firm: A case study
Evolution in the Family Business Field

Advising a Female Leader in a Family Firm: A case study

Women do it differently, we’re told, and this is true of many influential women in family firms. They often succeed by directing attention away from themselves, telegraphing moves to their partner – typically the CEO – to creating the change they know the firm needs. They change the firm because they have the CEO’s trust … Continue reading