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Posted on November 20, 2018 by Family Business Institute

Why Business Families Fail  (and what advisers can do to prevent disaster:  5 key strategies that can really make a difference). Facilitator:  Jon Kenfield, The Solutionist Group (FBI Founder and author of “The Solutionist Guide to Family Business”). O …

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Posted on November 19, 2018 by Family Business Institute

Q:  How can a family survive when Dad’s missing-in-action and Mum can’t, or won’t, step up? A:  Call for Uncle Bob. I was thinking about Mark (70) and Paula (68) and their family, just the other day. Let me tell you their story. Mark and Paula started …

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Posted on November 19, 2018 by Family Business Institute

Conflict (noun) = a form of protracted discord between individuals or groups. Conflict (verb) =  to clash emotionally, intellectually, materially or physically. Conflict is a form of energy that can be focussed, or unfocussed, on its inbound and outbou …

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Posted on June 1, 2018 by Family Business Institute

Presented by: Ross Anderson, Coaching & Leadership International and FBI Faculty We continue to explore the psychological forces at work in business families that prevent technically “correct and appropriate” advice from being implemented. Ross has …

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Posted on May 4, 2018 by Family Business Institute

The below was presented by Jon Kenfield, Solutionist Group and FBI Founder, at the April 2018 Family Business Institutes Networking Event. Our 2018 theme:  Behaviour-based strategies to support logical solutions explores the forces at play in business …

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Posted on April 23, 2018 by Family Business Institute

Presented by:  Ross Anderson, Coaching & Leadership International (FBI Faculty). Presented by:  Ross Anderson, Coaching & Leadership International (FBI Faculty). Our 2018 theme:  Behaviour-based strategies to support logical solutions explores …

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Posted on March 19, 2018 by Family Business Institute

“Best practice is a technique, approach or methodology that, through research, experimentation and experience, has been proven to reliably produce optimal results.  Best practice requires the diligent application of all readily available knowledge, ski …

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Posted on March 5, 2018 by Jon Kenfield

FBI Network Meeting – 26 February 2018 Presented by:  Dr. Lucia Kelleher PhD (Behavioural Neuroscience) from People Data. Our 2018 theme is:  Behaviour-based strategies to support logical solutions.  We chose this theme because we’re seeing increasing …

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Posted on December 11, 2017 by Family Business Institute

By James Norman CA, Foundation Member, Family Business Institute Family Office Landscape Family office is the “New Black” of professional services firms.  The Big 4 are in to it big time, deploying massive resources, as only they can do.  You only need …

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Posted on December 11, 2017 by Family Business Institute

By Jon Kenfield, Founder, Family Business Institute Accreditation Program 2018 Family Business Institute’s October and November network meetings focused on the suite of services “ordinary” firms can provide to their “relatively ordinary” business famil …

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