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3 family lessons of Greanleaf series on Netflix

Three Family Lessons from Greenleaf (on Netflix)

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A powerful and prominent family, and the religious institution they run. That was more than enough to pique my interest, and after rapidly working our way through three seasons of the outstanding Netflix series Greenleaf, it reinforced so much I already know about family business, succession, and intergenerational transition. When telling people about this series, I delay mentioning the setting – a African-American mega-church in Memphis. While that aspect adds a wonderful dimension, the intersecting…

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Perspectives on the disclosure of information to beneficiaries of family trusts

Legal and Non-Legal Perspectives on the issue of Disclosure to Beneficiaries of Family Trusts

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I thought I would re-share this co-written article last year with me and Henry Brandts-Giesen for the https://www.lawsociety.org.nz/news/lawtalk/issue-931/perspectives-on-the-disclosure-of-information-to-beneficiaries-of-family-trusts/ about two different perspectives on information disclosures for https://www.lawsociety.org.nz/news/lawtalk/issue-931/perspectives-on-the-disclosure-of-information-to-beneficiaries-of-family-trusts/. I discuss the the humanistic perspective while Henry discusses the legal view of it. They put forward the trustee’s obligations and rights in this article. Original Article: https://www.lawsociety.org.nz/news/lawtalk/issue-931/perspectives-on-the-disclosure-of-information-to-beneficiaries-of-family-trusts/ For additional in-depth, thought-provoking discussion points and commentary on family and business, sign-up to gain access to the archives of…

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Conflict Resolution in Wealthy Families

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Conflict resolution is always difficult, even more if it is between families. David writes for Opalesque about family conflict resolution, especially in wealthy families. He discusses the conflict resolution model based on Harvard’s ‘Getting to Yes‘ negotiation theory. He explains the powers-rights-interests framework detailed with a case study that makes for easy understanding of a complex topic.

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Perspectives on the disclosure of information to beneficiaries of family trusts

Perspectives on the disclosure of information to beneficiaries of family trusts

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David co-wrote this article with Henry Brandts-Giesen for the https://www.lawsociety.org.nz/news/lawtalk/issue-931/perspectives-on-the-disclosure-of-information-to-beneficiaries-of-family-trusts/ about two different perspectives on information disclosures for https://www.lawsociety.org.nz/news/lawtalk/issue-931/perspectives-on-the-disclosure-of-information-to-beneficiaries-of-family-trusts/. He discusses the the humanistic perspective while Henry discusses the legal view of it. They put forward the trustee’s obligations and rights in this article. For additional in-depth, thought-provoking discussion points and commentary on family and business, sign-up to gain access to the archives of my Familosophy newsletter (formerly Family Matters): https://www.transitionbook.co/member-area/6cf3b890596 or book a call…

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Record-breaking Peter Mac Cup Breakfast

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A new record was set when the stars of Collingwood and Carlton football clubs came together on Wednesday 5 August to help Peter Mac defeat cancer at the Peter Mac Cup Breakfast. Together with more than 380 guests, the Pies and the Blues raised more than $167K for life-saving cancer research at the business breakfast, achieving the best result in the event’s 13 year history. David Werdiger is a member of the volunteer organising committee.

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