Universal Colors: How a Mother and her Daughters became Leaders in an Unlikely Industry

The Year in Review: 20 of our Favourite Quotes from 2019

Tharawat Magazine has the privilege to talk to inspiring family business leaders and industry experts from around the world. Their wealth of knowledge was...
santa succession struggles

Santa’s Succession Struggles – Visions of Sugar-Plums are no Substitute for Legacy Planning

It's arguably the most famous family business in the world, and technically the oldest – ahead of the Goulaine family's 1020-year-old French vineyard, Château...
Family Business Health and Well-being

Family Business Health and Well-being

Authentic leadership going forward depends on whether or not next-generation family business members can prioritise their well-being. Altruistic work is not sustainable work; growing...
Kongō Gumi and the Six Secrets of Longevity

Kongō Gumi and the Six Secrets of Longevity

Kongō Gumi, a Japanese construction company, was founded in 578 AD by a Korean immigrant named Shigemitsu Kongō who was skilled in the art...
Building a Lasting Legacy: Nine Steps to Family Business Success

Building a Lasting Legacy: Nine Steps to Family Business Success

George Isaac's immersion in the success factors that define family businesses saw him move beyond his role as CEO of his own family's multigenerational enterprise...
When Two Worlds Converge

When Two Worlds Converge

Similar to customer experience (CX), employee experience (EX) is the sum of all interactions that the workforce has with their organisation; it defines their...
Why You Should Care About ESG

Why You Should Care About ESG

ESG is an acronym – let's start the conversation by unpacking it. E stands for Environmental, S for Social and G for Governance: issues...
Retire by FIRE

Retire by FIRE

Working professionals used to plan to remain in the workforce until 60 or 70, by which point they had amassed enough savings to retire...
10 Capital Succession  Errors and 10 Ways to Avoid Them

10 Capital Succession Errors and 10 Ways to Avoid Them

No competitor, technological disrupter or economic downturn is as great a threat to family business survival as the transition from one generation to the...
Five Critical Questions for Family Offices

Five Critical Questions for Family Offices

Dr Alexander Koeberle-Schmid, family business expert at PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH, Germany, has helped more than 100 entrepreneurial families from around the world navigate the complexities...