Family Business Foundations

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John Broons

John Broons is a globally awarded family business expert. One of only three people in Australia to hold the coveted title of Fellow of Family Firm Institute (Boston, USA), John has dedicated his working career to answering the question: how do I guide and support families in business to a place where they’re thriving?

The origin story of a family business is like a chapter in a book that carries the weight of generations, the foundation upon which your business was built. Documenting that story is more than just capturing moments in time; it's about preserving a legacy that can be passed down to future generations.

What’s your family business origin story

The origin story of a family business is like a chapter in a book that carries the weight of generations, the foundation upon which your business was built. Documenting that story is more than just capturing moments in time; it’s about preserving a legacy that can be passed down to future generations.

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Owning a family business is a source of immense pride and joy. It represents the fruits of your family's labour, passed down through generations. Yet, the concept of ownership in a family business is far from straightforward. It encompasses both legal and emotional dimensions, creating a complex dual ownership structure that requires careful navigation.

Who really owns the family business?

Owning a family business is a source of immense pride and joy. It represents the fruits of your family’s labour, passed down through generations. Yet, the concept of ownership in a family business is far from straightforward. It encompasses both legal and emotional dimensions, creating a complex dual ownership structure that requires careful navigation.

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Navigating success together - the critical role of family business advice

Navigating success together: the critical role of family business advice

When you hear the term “family business,” a myriad of emotions and images may flood your minds—success, unity, complications, disagreements, and perhaps even heartache. The reality is that family businesses come with their unique set of challenges and rewards, and navigating this complex terrain requires more than just business acumen. It demands a special kind of guidance – family business advice.

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Frequently asked questions about family business

Frequently asked questions about family business

Families in business often grapple with tough conversations, disagreements, disharmony, and disconnection. The unique dynamics of family relationships can introduce emotional complexities that extend beyond typical business challenges.

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