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.
Richard Eu - Family Politics, Consolidating Power, Going Public & Taking Private [The Business of Family]
9 November 2020 | 55 mins 44 secs
4th generation, china, entrepreneur of the year, family governance, fbn, fourth generation, g4, singapore, tcm, traditional chinese medicine, ypo
Richard Eu is a fourth-generation Eu. One of the family's last remaining businesses, Eu Yan Sang, a network of Traditional Chinese Medicine dispensaries, was founded by Richard Eu's great-grandfather Eu Kong and the family's fifth generation are still in the business today. This is a gripping story of family politics, loss of control, re-consolidation, an IPO, and ultimately privatisation of the family firm once again.