Thanks to Brett Coffman for this week’s edition discussing “B Corps” and how related assessments may provide your family enterprise clients a framework to codify family values around a set of corporate principles that relate to discussions of social responsibility.
Thanks to Steven Rolfe for this week’s edition about the importance of recognizing the impacts that a family business leader’s personal life crisis can have on the entire enterprise. In his article, Steven shares two examples and his reflections for practitioners to consider when their clients are confronted with such a scenario.
Thanks to Vijay Sathe, Alfredo Enrione, Donna Finley for this week’s edition, which is a case study about how five sisters, who suddenly and unexpectedly inherited their father’s businesses, and how they dealt with the influence of two executors to reach harmonious ownership of the family enterprise.
In this week’s edition of FFI Practitioner, author John Canady examines how donor-advised funds (DAFs) can provide enterprising families an alternative to establishing a family foundation to accomplish their philanthropic objectives.
Thank you to FFI Fellow Ed van de Vijver for this week’s article on the importance of developing a family enterprise ownership strategy that is aligned with the family financiers’ objectives.
Thanks to Javier Macías, a member of the FFI Iberoamérica Virtual Study Group, for this article exploring three options available to consultants working with clients experiencing chronic conflict.
This week’s edition of FFI Practitioner continues our series of podcast interviews with the recipients of the 2020 FFI Achievement Awards by featuring this year’s International Award recipient, the Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project.
In this week’s edition, we are pleased to continue our series of podcasts featuring interviews with the 2020 FFI Achievement Award recipients. In this week’s podcast, Andrew Hier, the recipient of the Interdisciplinary Award, reflects on the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to family enterprise advising and how his own background as an attorney has contributed to his current advisory skills.
The Two Pillars of Governance in Family Enterprises: A straightforward understanding of complex systems
This week’s edition kicks off a series of articles by presenters at the virtual 2020 FFI Global Conference, October 26-28.
So you want to be a family enterprise professional, or you are thinking about it. Either way, if you decide to join this growing professional community, here are some things you might want to know.
A toolkit for advisors and consultants working with family enterprise clients. In these resources you will learn more about contracting, recognizing your own biases, strategies for conflict management and tools to assist family enterprises.
This week, we are pleased to share a curated selection of FFI Practitioner editions focusing on the impacts of disruption and adaptation on family enterprises. These articles can serve as examples and tools to incorporate into consulting and educational work with clients, particularly as the COVID-19 crisis continues.