18 January 2021 | 50 mins 4 secs
1st generation, business of education, dragonfly education, education, family business, family enterprise, fbn, first generation, founding generation, g1, generational wealth, singapore, vietnam, ypo
Khalid is from the UK and through the family business holding company Dragonfly Education Group, is an operational investor in education. He has been active in the business of education since 1994
Ashok Melwani - Negotiating an Exit From the 4th Generation Family Business [The Business of Family]
11 January 2021 | 50 mins 59 secs
4th generation, coach, entrepreneur, family business, food & beverage, fourth generation, g4, hospitality, india, singapore, ypo
In 1982, he joined the business full-time, working his way up from brand manager to an executive director of the 4th generation Indian family business. He's a seasoned entrepreneur with decades of experience in retail, food & beverage and distribution, and now an executive coach.
Ashok is a guide to the road less travelled. His story is a facinating journey of a struggle to leave the family business and ultimately forge his own path.
George Isaac - Family Business Consultant, Board Advisor & Prior CEO of Isaac Family Businesses [The Business of Family]
4 January 2021 | 46 mins 56 secs
4th generation, advisor, author, family business, fourth generation, g4, serial entrepreneurship, usa, ypo
George Isaac is the founder of GAI Capital Ltd., a specialty family business consulting practice focusing on business value creation and longevity, succession planning, governance, family dynamics, and wealth management and transfer. Isaac has held roles as a family business CEO, shareholder, director, private equity investor, Deloitte management consulting partner and member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Family Business and Family Office networks.
Val & Annie Hollingsworth - 7th Gen Hollingsworth & Vose - Manufacturing Innovation Since 1728 [The Business of Family]
21 December 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
6th generation, 7th generation, family business, filtration, g6, g7, manufacturing, r&d, seventh generation, sixth generation, stewards, usa
Val Hollingsworth has served as President of Hollingsworth & Vose Companysince January 1997, and added the title of Chief Executive Officer in January 1998. Annie was elected to the H&V Board of Directors in 1997. She currently serves on the Nominating & Governance and the Executive Compensation committees of the Board.
Jonathan Goldhill - 4th Generation Inheritor, Coach & Author of Disruptive Successor [The Business of Family]
30 November 2020 | 50 mins 52 secs
4th generation, author, coach, disruptive successor, family business, family historian, family wealth, fourth generation, g4, inheritor, trust fund, usa
Jonathan Goldhill is an Experienced Coach to Entrepreneurs and Family-Owned Businesses. He states that the dwindling chances of multigenerational success are due in large part to the issues unique to family businesses that are often wrapped up in a tightly woven knot of unspoken plans.
Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan - From Billionaire's Son to Losing it All and Starting Over [The Business of Family]
23 November 2020 | 46 mins 16 secs
2nd generation, family business, family compound, fbn, forum, g2, malaysia, patriarch, private education group, second generation, ypo
Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan is the eldest son of a well-known entrepreneur who built one of the largest business conglomerates in Malaysia, Teik Ngan took over the rein of his family company upon his father’s demise. Within a year, the sprawling business empire that took 35 years to build, collapsed under the weight of huge debts amidst the 1998 Asian financial crisis.
Chris Herschend - Third-Generation Owner of Theme Parks, Attractions & The Harlem Globetrotters [The Business of Family]
26 October 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
3rd generation, family assembly, family business, g3, harlem globetrotters, shareholders agreements, third generation, usa, ypo
Chris Herschend is a third-generation shareholder and Chairman of Herschend Enterprises. HFE properties span 26 locations and 10 states, employing over 10,000 people who collectively host over 13 million guests annually at properties including Silver Dollar City, Dollywood and the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters.
12 October 2020 | 55 mins 59 secs
employee owned businesses, family business, family enterprise, family office, multi-family office, st louis, trust company
Spencer is a Principal with The St. Louis Trust Company, a multi-family office for over 50 families in the United States managing in excess of US $10 billion, where he heads the Family Business Advisory Practice. Spencer is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Family Business at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.
31 August 2020 | 1 hr 1 min
4th generation, diamonds, entrepreneur, family business, fourth generation, fred mouawad, g4, gems, gia, guardianship, harvard, jewelry, miss universe crown, mouawad, multi-generation, ypo
A global citizen, portfolio entrepreneur, and fourth-generation co-guardian of the Mouawad family jewelry business, Fred Mouawad’s story is as incredible as it is impactful. Listen in to learn how he brings a new and enterprising perspective to his family’s multi-generational success.
17 August 2020 | 49 mins 40 secs
100 years, century club companies, enduring companies, family business, stewardship, storytelling, vicki tenhaken
Vicki TenHaken a researcher of corporate longevity, discovers what it takes for "Century Club" companies to endure for at least 100 years. In this episode we dive deeper into the research that she first highlighted in her excellent book; Lessons from Century Club Companies: Managing for Long-Term Success.