Getting Everybody on the Same Page <i>(By Getting EveryTHING on One Page)</i>
Family Business / Latest Thinking in the Field

Getting Everybody on the Same Page (By Getting EveryTHING on One Page)

Thanks to Steve Legler for this week’s article –complete with the sample page that facilitates the process he describes. See below for Getting Everybody on the Same Page (By Getting EveryTHING on One Page). Yours in Practice, The Practitioner Getting Everybody on the Same Page (By Getting EveryTHING on One Page) Helping Business Families Find Clarity … Continue reading

Prenuptial Agreements – Uncomfortable and Necessary
Issues in the Family Enterprise / Latest Thinking in the Field / Law / Wealth Management / Women in Family Business

Prenuptial Agreements – Uncomfortable and Necessary

You can find issues more uncomfortable than prenuptial agreements. But not many. For starters, people view prenups from amazingly different points of view. One of my granddaughter’s professors told her that asking anyone for a prenup was demeaning and exploitive and showed such a lack of trust that even asking would be grounds for breaking … Continue reading

Most Popular Issues of 2016
Latest Thinking in the Field

Most Popular Issues of 2016

This week’s Practitioner features 16 for 16! Or …sixteen of the most popular issues of The Practitioner in 2016! Enjoy – and please consider writing for us in 2017. Yours in Practice, The Practitioner Most popular issues of the year! Building Entrepreneurs Across Generations Requires Influence — Allan Cohen & Pramodita Sharma Embedding the Family’s Values … Continue reading

Adapt | Evolve | <strong>Transform</strong>
Latest Thinking in the Field / Trends in Family Enterprise

Adapt | Evolve | Transform

Thanks to this week’s authors Robin Dodokin and Raj V. Mahto for their interesting articles on two elements related to this month’s Practitioner theme of “transform.” Go here for “Mediation as a Process for Change and Transformation for Managing Family Conflicts” by Robin Dodokin Go here for “The Big Gorilla in the Room: Family firms … Continue reading

Mediation as a Process for Change and Transformation for Managing Family Conflicts
Latest Thinking in the Field / Trends in Family Enterprise

Mediation as a Process for Change and Transformation for Managing Family Conflicts

Transformation This article makes the claim that mediation, a private, voluntary and creative process, can be designed to effectively address and resolve conflict among family members engaged in family enterprise(s) and that mediation can be a transformative process. The idea of transformation is daunting to many people because it implies change and doing things differently. … Continue reading

The Big Gorilla In the Room: Family firms and hypercompetition
Latest Thinking in the Field / Trends in Family Enterprise

The Big Gorilla In the Room: Family firms and hypercompetition

The concept of “Hypercompetition,”[1] which Richard D’Aveni, professor of business strategy at the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, introduced in his book with the same title, is changing industries and business practices, especially management of family firms. The phenomenon refers to a competitive environment, in which it will be rare for industry leaders (e.g., … Continue reading