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Book Review

October 29, 2019

Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, has drawn from his personal and professional experience of dealing with families of wealth over 30 years to write his new book Woes of the Rich: Seeing Beyond the Money.

CampdenFB presents this extract from the book in which the author considers the real value and consequences of wealth—and what he counselled when money threatened to tear families apart.

Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, has drawn from his personal and professional experience of dealing with families of wealth over 30 years to write his new book Woes of the Rich: Seeing Beyond the Money.

CampdenFB presents this extract from the book in which the author considers the real value and consequences of wealth—and what he counselled when money threatened to tear families apart.

October 28, 2019

A new book finds out why so many wealthy families do not transfer their assets properly to the next generation. Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, says the answer to this question is fascinating, and doesn’t necessarily have to do with finance.

A new book finds out why so many wealthy families do not transfer their assets properly to the next generation. Philippe J Weil, author and family office principal, says the answer to this question is fascinating, and doesn’t necessarily have to do with finance.

CampdenFB: What inspired you to write Woes of the Rich: Seeing Beyond the Money?

March 6, 2019

“Why are people talking about family governance?” “What do they mean and why is it important?” “Does family governance mean I need a family council? A family constitution?”

The word governance often sounds intimidating. I recommend replacing it with the term decision-making.

“Why are people talking about family governance?” “What do they mean and why is it important?” “Does family governance mean I need a family council? A family constitution?”

The word governance often sounds intimidating. I recommend replacing it with the term decision-making.

November 26, 2018

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Robert Kuok: A Memoir by Andrew Tanzer; The Wealth Elite: A Groundbreaking Study of the Psychology of the Super Rich by Rainer Zitelmann, and Passing the Torch: Preserving Family Wealth Beyond the Third Generation by Ilze Alberts.

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Robert Kuok: A Memoir by Andrew Tanzer; The Wealth Elite: A Groundbreaking Study of the Psychology of the Super Rich by Rainer Zitelmann, and Passing the Torch: Preserving Family Wealth Beyond the Third Generation by Ilze Alberts.

Robert Kuok: A Memoir

February 2, 2018

David Braham rounds up a selection of family business reads

Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal

By Jack Ewing | Rated: 4.5| WW Norton and Co

January 9, 2018

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring How to Find a Black Cat in a Dark Room; What Everyone Needs to Know About Tax and The Salesperson’s Secret Code.

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring How to Find a Black Cat in a Dark Room: The Psychology of Intuition, Influence, Decision Making and Trust by Jacob Burak; What Everyone Needs to Know About Tax: An Introduction to the UK Tax System by James Hannam and The Salesperson’s Secret Code: The Belief Systems that Distinguish Winners by Ian Mills, Mark Ridley, Ben Laker and Tim Chapman.

September 28, 2017

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two by Jim Koch; Distilled: A Memoir of Family, Seagram, Baseball, and Philanthropy by Charles Bronfman; The Destructive Power of Family Wealth by Philip Marcovici.

Our roundup of new and noteworthy business book releases, featuring Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two by Jim Koch; Distilled: A Memoir of Family, Seagram, Baseball, and Philanthropy by Charles Bronfman; The Destructive Power of Family Wealth by Philip Marcovici.

Quench Your Own Thirst: Business Lessons Learned Over a Beer or Two

August 22, 2017

Richard Steele rounds up new and noteworthy business book releases. Richard is a senior conference producer at Campden Wealth, specialising in tech investing, start-ups, and family wealth management issues.

Richard Steele rounds up the new and noteworthy business book releases, which look at topics including positive leadership by example, ethical entrepreneurship and how businesses can up their game. Richard is a senior conference producer at Campden Wealth, specialising in tech investing, start-ups, and family wealth management issues.

 


Fixing Business – Making Profitable Business Work for the Good of All

Author: Digby Jones
Rated 3/5
Published by: Wiley
Pages 200

July 14, 2016

If you remove the layers of political ‘Bernie Sanders-style’ rhetoric from Sally Denton’s semi-biographical history of the Betchel business, – The Profiteers you uncover the fascinating and eye-opening past.

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