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The Family Business Podcast

Dec 7, 2018

The word disruption can have negative connotations, it can make you feel uncomfortable and wary. But, it can also be an opportunity to change, an opportunity to pivot and embrace change. 

 

In this episode we speak with Prof. John A Davis on MIT Sloan bout his new role, what his research on disruption shows and...


Nov 16, 2018

Timpson is one of the most recognised names on the UK High Street and Sir John Timpson, as Chairman of the business founded by his great grandfather chats to us about the management style adopted at the businesses over 2,000 branches. 

 

In this interview I chat to Sir John about the history of the business, the...


Oct 26, 2018

Caroline Gourlay is an independent Business Psychologist. Since qualifying in 1997 she has worked with a diverse range of organisations in the public and private sectors, either directly or as an associate of larger consultancies.

 

In this episode we discuss the pitfalls that can impact on leadership and how to avoid...


Sep 28, 2018

Here in the UK there are some new rules coming into force in January that are primarily aimed at large privately owned businesses. 

This will include many family owned businesses and so we speak to Matt Timmons and Suzi Woolfson from PwC about what these changes are and what they mean for your business. 

If you are a...


Aug 24, 2018

No business remains the same after a 100-year journey. Every long-lasting family enterprise learns how to navigate developmental and business crises as it crosses generations.

 

Dennis' paper presents the business journeys of the nearly 100 long-lasting families in our study.

 

Their resilience stems from continual...