Bespoke tailors – two family businesses and two tales

Gieves and Hawkes and Henry Poole, both family businesses, both in the same tailoring business and both located on the prestigious Savile Row in London. Sadly, however, two different paths. The family owners of Gieves and Hawkes , in a number of … Continue reading

Can leaders cede power? or is leadership a character flaw?

An homage to a great man who passed away in May 2011, Wallace McCain, a magnate of industry.  He navigated his great company through turbulence, and even an intrafamily dispute.  Succession was important to him and he was prescient such … Continue reading