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June 21, 2021

When trying to establish cultural fit in your family office, you must first think about your own culture. Defining your own organisational beliefs and the ideal qualities the ideal hire might possess.

When trying to establish cultural fit in your family office, you must first think about your own culture. Defining your own organisational beliefs and the ideal qualities the ideal hire might possess.

It is important to look at the gaps missing in your current resources, not simply from an academic and skills perspective, but also exploring the likes of emotional intelligence (EQ), personality and diversity of thought.

November 8, 2018

Family businesses are being urged to define, strategise and raise public awareness of their guiding principles to give themselves the edge over competitors, especially in an uncertain world.

Family businesses are being urged to define, strategise and raise public awareness of their guiding principles to give themselves the edge over competitors, especially in an uncertain world.

January 1, 2004

“I believe that an objective outsider really can get things addressed. The presence of a camera, oddly enough, also helps”

Melanie Stern is Section Editor of Families in Business magazine.

"I believe that an objective outsider really can get things addressed. The presence of a camera, oddly enough, also helps"

September 1, 2003

There is nothing like working with real family businesses to keep you in touch with the challenges they face

Suzy Bibko is Editor-in-Chief of Families in Business magazine.

There is nothing like working with real family businesses to keep you in touch with the challenges they face

Dr Barbara Murray, founding director of the Centre for Family Enterprise (CFE) at Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland has recently been appointed as Executive Director of the Family Business Network (FBN). In the coming year, she hopes to awaken the 'sleeping giant' and put into practice what the FBN preaches.

April 1, 2003

It’s fun to be around people who care deeply about what they’re doing and helping them discover their own solutions to problems that threaten their family’s heritage is very rewarding indeed

Suzy Bibko is Editor-in-Chief of Families in Business magazine.

It's fun to be around people who care deeply about what they're doing and helping them discover their own solutions to problems that threaten their family's heritage is very rewarding indeed

January 1, 2003

Berit Kjeldsberg (47) is the CEO of R Kjeldsberg AS (established in 1856), an investment company in Trondheim, Norway. The company is engaged in the coffee industry, real estate development and venture investments. Berit is concerned with building good traditions for leading the 5th generation of siblings and cousins into the future

Berit Kjeldsberg (47) is the CEO of R Kjeldsberg AS (established in 1856), an investment company in Trondheim, Norway. The company is engaged in the coffee industry, real estate development and venture investments. Berit is concerned with building good traditions for leading the 5th generation of siblings and cousins into the future

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September 1, 2002

Maarit Toivanen-Koivisto is the Chairman of the Finnish company Onninen Oy, one of the leading technical wholesale companies in the Baltic Sea region. Maarit, a fourth generation family member, has been actively working in the family business since the late 1970s. Maarit is married to Ilkka, and has four children: Erik (16), Martina (14), Martti (8) and Henrik (5).

Maarit Toivanen-Koivisto is the Chairman of the Finnish company Onninen Oy, one of the leading technical wholesale companies in the Baltic Sea region. Maarit, a fourth generation family member, has been actively working in the family business since the late 1970s. Maarit is married to Ilkka, and has four children: Erik (16), Martina (14), Martti (8) and Henrik (5).

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June 1, 2002

Christopher Oughtred is Chairman and Joint Managing Director of William Jackson & Son Limited, which was founded in Hull, England in 1851. Christopher is one of five fifth generation family members who work in the business and is a Trustee of the UK Chapter of the Family Business Network. He is married to Penny and has 2 children, Mark and Joe

Christopher Oughtred is Chairman and Joint Managing Director of William Jackson & Son Limited, which was founded in Hull, England in 1851. Christopher is one of five fifth generation family members who work in the business and is a Trustee of the UK Chapter of the Family Business Network. He is married to Penny and has 2 children, Mark and Joe

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