05 Nov 2017

One of the greatest concerns in families who own businesses and families of wealth is how to assure that their assets will add value to their next generation`s lives, not hurt them. One of the particular challenges in parenting is how to give the next generation the right opportunities, often, equated to giving with gifts, setting things up for our kids, or making opportunities for them....

03 Nov 2017

Family-owned businesses, are the oldest form of business organization. In todays’ business world, family-owned businesses can be understood as any business, in which two or more family members, related by blood or marriage, have a majority ownership, and control of the business is within the family.  Notably, a vast majority of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Kenya are family-owne...

03 Nov 2017

A key driver of family-owned or owner-managed business, each year, is to ensure you establish realistic goals for you and your team. To support you this year, we have put together a of 11 goals, that we think are not just reasonable, but achievable for your family business. These are goals, that we have have supported families create and implement over the years. At most of the companie...

03 Nov 2017

Wealthy families owning and managing businesses in the developed economies, have grappled with the issues of wealth not surviving the third generation much longer than their counterparts in emerging markets in Africa and Asia. They have long recognized, that wealth does not survive subsequent generations because of a combination of issues — from poor planning, a lack of values, to heirs ...

02 Nov 2017

Death is hardly the go-to topic of conversation for just about everybody. Most of us go to such lengths to avoid talking about it – ever. We hand-on-heart believe that now is not the correct time to dialog about the ‘D’ word. In some spaces and family discussions, the subject is still considered impolite, even taboo. And rightfully so, as it evokes shivers, considering the loss and grief...