This post was inspired by a blog post I read on corporate social responsibility for small businesses. The article is based on the premise that most small businesses do not have a formal social responsibility programme and that there is a perception that it is quite cumbersome and tedious to set one up.
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One of the questions that comes to mind when setting up family governance structures is whom to include in such a structure. In other words: who are the members to be governed?
What Even is a Family Business? Although often talked about and mentioned, little thought is given to what a familiy business actually is.
I recently read an article by Kim Iskyan on Truewealth Publishing that was titled “Investing solely in your home country is like juggling live dynamite”. The article is geared towards publicly traded investments but got me thinking about its applicability towards property investment.
(aka Property Presentation) While home staging is a well established discipline for the sale of homes and houses, it is not so much established for the investment property sector.
In my experience, spanning over 20 years of working in the property investment industry, I have observed recurring problems in the process of handing over real estate assets to the next generation. The list of the top 5 mistakes identified are as follows:
Without having any claim to completeness, I have found a number of things to be important to the success of philanthropic activities. This list of key points resembles a list that could be drawn up for any business venture and that is one of the key conclusions I have come to: treat your philanthropic activities […]
The Four Dimensions to Consider in Family Governance and Succession Substantial writing has been done about the three dimensions “Family”, “Business” and “Ownership” when setting up a family governance structure. However, the prevailing Three-Circle Model of the Family Business System as developed at Harvard Business School by Renato Tagiuri and John Davis in the […]
Christmas is that time of the year when people start to think about giving, caring and being nice while at the same time everybody seems to be stressed out in the run-up to Christmas. This morning, I had a little moment that really moved me.
Continuing on from my last blogpost, I want to expand on the responsibility theme. As outlined in the previous blogpost, I strongly believe it is crucial to give your wealth a purpose and a meaning, I also touched on the responsibility that comes along with controlling wealth. This responsibility can best be understood if you look […]