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The Key to Strengthening Family Business: The 4 Components of Family Capital

Family Capital is a true differentiator between family-owned businesses and companies with a fragmented shareholder base. Family Capital expresses itself as the organization’s culture, ethos, and network.  While hard measures liking it to performance are elusive, Family Capital clearly conveys powerful advantages. McKinsey Organizational Health Index database indicates that family-owned businesses enjoy a significant advantage […]

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Professionalizing the Family Business: Getting Ready

Every firm will eventually reach the point when it has to professionalize the way it operates. This is done by instituting more rigorous processes, establishing clear governance, and recruiting skills from outside. Family Business is no different. In the Family Business Survey, 43% of the companies believe that the need to professionalize the business is […]

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Keeping Family Committed: The Family Business 5 Dimensions of Activity

Family businesses are an overlooked form of ownership. Yet, they are all around us. One-third of companies in the S&P 500 index and 40% of the 250 largest companies in France and Germany are defined as a family business. A family business means that a family owns a significant share and can influence important decisions. […]

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When Demand for Added Value from Strategic Functional Organizations Becomes the Priority, Where Are We?

Functional organizations are facing dramatic changes. Businesses are becoming more focused around capabilities and demand leaders of functions to play a more strategic role. With a less stable environment and more intense competition, a premium is put on agility and flexibility with an increased emphasis on performance results. In effect, functions are pressured to boost […]

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Following The 10 Steps to Effective Succession Planning

Effective Succession Planning in Family Business has been redefined in the 21st century. The Family Business sector continues to be vibrant, successful, and ambitious. This, despite tough economic conditions and accelerating pace of change.  Family firms are vital to all economies.  It offers stability, a commitment for the long term, and a responsibility to their […]

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Sharpening Your Edge to Growth: The 10 Principles of Culture

A company’s cultural situation is challenging, multidimensional, and difficult to deal with. It constitutes a powerful set of emotional resources. To a degree, culture can be compared to natural forces such as winds and tides. These elements are there in the background, sometimes unnoticed, sometimes obvious. Endowed with immense power, they can waylay plans and […]

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Taking the Road Less Traveled: Building Leadership Credibility

Leadership is the relationship between people who aspire to lead and those who choose whether or not to follow. Leadership hinges on the leader’s credibility which is difficult to build and easy to lose. CEOs of BP, Wells Fargo and Volkswagen have learned that tough lesson through high-profile scandals that can swiftly damage their reputations. […]

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Need to Manage Conflict at the Workplace? Use the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI)

A major reason for employees leaving their workplaces is conflicts with their bosses.  To succeed in today’s fiercely competitive market, organizations need to invest in developing their leadership, such that they further develop their teams by training them on the desired competencies and create a sense of engagement in them. A big challenge for leaders […]

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When FAST Beats SMART: The Strategic Method to Goal Setting

Goal Setting used to be done in a conventional way. Managers hold one-on-one meetings with their subordinates to set goals. Performances are reviewed against objectives and these are linked to promotion and bonus decisions. The same managers aspire their goals to be SMART – specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound. But this conventional wisdom of […]

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Creative Thinking at the Workplace (Obstacles and Solutions)

There’s no doubt that each individual and every organisation are always desperately in need for creativity and innovation for self-improvement at the first place and to keep the cutting edge ahead of other rivals and remain competing in the current highly competing marketplace. As any organisation is the sum of its individuals; people are the […]

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Learning to Unlearn and Relearn

 “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler We all used to listen and read about learning and its best techniques in addition to different learning and learners’ styles but it’s not popular to read or hear […]

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The Art of Conflict Resolution!

People often assume that conflict is always negative. This is not true! People are inherently different, and conflict simply happens when those differences come to light. Viewing conflict in this way can help us maximize the possible positive outcomes of the problem at hand. Equipped with a conflict resolution process, people can explore and understand […]

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