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Diagnosing Innovation Readiness in Family Firms

Thursday, 07 July 2016

Introduction Innovation is often defined as the multi-phase process of generating and adopting new or improved products, services, processes, or


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Profit is Personal for a Family Business by Christophe Bernard on April 26, 2016 in Wealth Preservation

Thursday, 07 July 2016

In a family business, the impact of any profits are seen and felt daily by those involved in the business, as well as those affected by the


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Playing it straight in family business succession

Wednesday, 06 July 2016

Handing down the family business can be a delicate affair. We've all heard the stories. Parents who won't let go. Children not ready for the job.


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Small business fraud and the trusted employee Protecting against unique vulnerabilities

Monday, 04 July 2016

Small businesses have it rough. They're particularly vulnerable to fraud because they lack the resources to implement complete systems of internal


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“Having the best financial and legal advice is essential in running a successful business. Having the best advice is equally important in managing family dynamics and expectations”.


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