This week’s edition of FFI Practitioner features a podcast interview with Julien Lescs, family office advisor and co-founder of Kanopé Impact. In this podcast, Julien discusses his research on psychodynamics, with new models that can impact family office and family governance discussions.
Above please find an example of a genogram that includes the family business today and in 20 years. This exercise can help advisors to explore the relationships between family members and the business as well as to facilitate conversations about the future.
Above please find a sketch depicting the current and future family business, which can uncover the binary perceptions around viewing the current company in a negative light and the future company in a positive light.
About the Contributor
Julien Lescs has been assisting family businesses for nearly 15 years on family governance issues in a multi-cultural context combining East and West. He recently created Kanopé Impact, a multi-family office dedicated to impact investing. Julien will be presenting on a similar topic at the 2021 FFI Global Conference. He can be reached at [email protected].
INTERVIEWER: Jordan Rich is celebrating a quarter century at one of America’s top legacy radio stations, interviewing thousands of celebrities, authors, actors and interesting personalities throughout his career. Jordan is co-owner of Chart Productions Inc, and also teaches voice-over acting. His main focus these days is in podcast creation and production, featuring conversations with the world’s most creative people.