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For this week’s edition of FFI Practitioner, Arnaud de Coninck, Trusted Family’s Global Head of Partnerships, sat down with Jordan Rich to discuss how advisors can make the best use of technology in serving their family enterprise clients more effectively.

In this week’s edition of FFI Practitioner, Jonathan Ramos explores the unique challenges faced by enterprising families when making the transition from the second to the third generations.

Today we are highlighting FFI strategic objectives with an issue that features presenters at the virtual conference who are also popular authors and interviewees in FFI Practitioner.

FFI Practitioner’s mission is to provide thought-provoking analysis, trends, and research for family enterprise professionals on diverse topics from authors around the world.

For this week’s edition of FFI Practitioner, FFI Fellow Patricia Annino sat down with interviewer, Jordan Rich, to discuss the key takeaways from her recent book, Power, Strength & Perseverance: What women know about other women, but search for in themselves. In this podcast, Patricia discusses her experience guiding business families and families of wealth through legacy and estate planning.

Thank you to this week’s contributor and member of the Applied Research Board, Louisa Brunner, for her précis of “From Intention to Trust to Behavioral Trust: Trust building in family business advising.”

Thanks to this week’s contributor, FFI Fellow and founding member of FFI, Ernesto Poza, for this thought piece on the many facets of ownership in family enterprises and how effective governance can help to clarify these complex dynamics.

The number of family offices established in Singapore has increased considerably over the past several years.

Thanks to this week’s contributor, Matthew Erskine, for his article that explores the importance of building flexibility into the estate planning process for advisors working with nontraditional families.

For years, family enterprise governance has been among the most popular topics for advisors in the field.

This week’s edition of FFI Practitioner features a podcast interview with Julien Lescs, family office advisor and co-founder of Kanopé Impact.

We hope you’ve been enjoying the articles published in FFI Practitioner so far this year. This week, we’re pleased to share the most popular editions from the first quarter of 2021!

FFI Fellows represent the highest level of professional designation within the organization. They demonstrate ongoing expertise and commitment to the field of family enterprise.

Thanks to this week’s contributor, Markus Weishaupt, for his article exploring the concept of antifragility and how it may apply to family business clients.

Thanks to this week’s contributor, Kim Schneider Malek of the FBR Research Applied Board, for her précis of “Founder-Controlled Family Firms, Overconfidence, and Corporate Social Responsibility Engagement: Evidence from Survey Data,” which appears in the March 2021 issue of FBR.

Thanks to this week’s contributor, Ruth Steverlynck, for sharing her diary of some insights she’s acquired as a family enterprise advisor.

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.

This week, we are pleased to publish the first précis of the 2021 Applied Research Board.

Thanks to Shelley Taylor, a family business advisor and family council chair for her own family business, for describing her family’s experience hosting its first virtual family meeting.

This week we are pleased to feature a collection of articles by faculty members for the FFI Global Education Network (GEN) advanced courses.