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  • January 20, 2016
    Secure Your Family Business Legacy
    The Importance of a Family Constitution. In my Business Spectator article this month I outline when, why and how a family business might get started on the path of a family constitution.
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  • January 05, 2016
    Use these tips to avoid common areas of conflict. This month we highlight a few of the hot spots that can spark trouble in a family business.
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  • December 16, 2015
    A Quick Heads-Up on Family Constitutions
    Family constitutions can contribute to the longevity of your family businesses. As the number of stakeholders increases, so does the complexity of the family business. A family constitution is a way of managing that complexity.
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  • December 02, 2015
    This is the transcript of a Live Chat that David Harland, FINH's Managing Director, participated in on 10th December 2015 for CPA Australia. The subject was Adviser Tips for Managing Communication and Conflict In a Family Business.
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  • November 24, 2015
    Managing family business comes down to developing better communcations skills as a family and build strong family ties. Here are 5 golden rules for managing conflict in your family business.
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  • November 20, 2015
    Open, honest and clear communication is one of the most important hallmarks of a successful multigenerational family business. Here are 5 tips for better relationships.
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  • November 05, 2015
    Watch this five minute video to assess how your family business might fare in the future. Our world is changing quickly and the advantages that family businesses once had are now being questioned.
  • October 21, 2015
  • October 14, 2015
    Australia's Richest Family Groups in 2015
    BRW release their annual list. The most interesting thing about this list is that it jolts the Australian publics' perception of "What is a family business?".
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  • October 07, 2015
    Managing Conflict in Family Businesses
    Conflict is a natural part of running a business. However, when colleagues and employees are also family members, ordinary conflict can take on new dimensions.
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  • September 17, 2015
    14 Quick Questions for Family Business Leaders Planning Retirement
    Research shows that Australian family business leaders are putting off retirement and succession, many to the detriment of their businesses. Some of them have more complex retirement situations than their non-family counterparts.
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  • September 02, 2015
    Decision-making and the Ageing Patriach or Matriach
    When is it time for an ageing patriarch (or matriarch) to let go of a business that they spent so long building up? What happens when the wishes of the business leader clash with the best interest of the business itself?
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