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Family Business Q&A: The Need for a Family Council

A brief chat with a family business stakeholder.

Henry Hunte Board member and co-chair of Family Owners Council, H.G. Fenton Company Please provide some information about your company. HH: We are a real estate company. We own and operate our own buildings: commercial office and industrial space. We also have apartment residential units. What is your role in the family business enterprise? HH: I sit as a board member, and then we have the F... Read more

The dangers of ‘cultural fit’

Last month Knowledge@Wharton, an online newsletter from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, published an article with a provocative title: “Is Cultural Fit a Qualification for Hiring or a Disguise for Bias?” “The biggest problem is that while we invoke cultural fit as a reason to hire someone, it is far more common to use it to not hire someone,” Katheri... Read more

4th Generation Tire Business Thrives With Unbreakable Bond

Tim Currie, third-generation owner of Currie’s Tires in Norwalk, Conn., runs the business with his sons, Adam and Tim Jr. Tim was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2005 and with liver cancer two years later. He has declined chemotherapy and has opted instead for natural remedies — and to pursue his passion for music by starting a band, Tim Currie and the Motown Revue, whose gigs benefit charitable causes.

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July-Aug 2015

  • Igniting the sparks of engagement in your family’s younger generation
  • Advisory boards can help family firms navigate pitfalls and mitigate risk
  • Make your family meeting a success
  • A young CEO takes charge
  • How ‘gamification’ can improve family education and engagement

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Family Business Calendar

September 15

“Succession and Beyond: Creating a Successful Transition”

September 16

Engaged Ownership

September 16

“5 Lessons from 4 Generations”

September 21

An Evening with Rich Teerlink, Former CEO of Harley Davidson

September 27-29

Institutional Investor’s 12th Annual Family Office Wealth Conference

November 12

“Leadership and Healthy Sibling Partnerships: The Almost Impossible Dream”

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Family Business Tips

Logistical decisions for family meetings

Turn family education into a game

Celebrate your Next Gens’ achievements

Independent directors can help your business get to the next level

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