The Family Business World – It’s a Wonderful Life

The Family Business World – It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life is not only a classic Christmas movie, it is also a classic example of the issues facing the next generation of Family Business owners.  George Bailey, the oldest son at Bailey Brothers Building and Loan, faces terrible personal and...
Four reasons why family businesses fail

Four reasons why family businesses fail

(Written by David Harland for Smart Company) Many of the world’s most successful businesses are run by multigenerational families. Walmart, BMW and Samsung are three prominent examples. But while over 70% of Australian businesses are family run, only 30% survive...
Are Family Businesses Thriving?

Are Family Businesses Thriving?

(By Hazel Davis as originally appeared at Virgin.com) The European Family Business Monitor suggests that 71 percent of family firms are feeling confident or very confident in their business’s prospects for the next 12 months. Only two percent feel negative. Moreover,...

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