What is a henokien? – my weekly perspective

Story time of long lived family businesses – the henokien member. The Henokiens were created in 1981 by Gérard Glotin. The name goes back to the biblical story of Henok, son of Cain, who lived for 365 years before he … Continue reading

Business relationships – an “old school” perspective, my weekly blog

Business and family relationships are like newly sprouted plants. They have to be fertilized, nurtured, with plenty of sunshine to allow them to flourish. In this fast paced Twitter and Instagram IM world, we sometimes do not take the time … Continue reading

Employing family, best practices – my weekly blog

A family business faces challenging choices, both moral and financial, when considering whether or not to employ family members. A successful family business can often afford to employ many family members without financial hardship. Does this mean that it should? … Continue reading