Join me as I share my expertise and advice on all matters relating to family business.

The ‘Authority Moment’

Mairi Mickel & Ken McCracken – The ‘Authority moment’ – what can happen to family ownership and leadership in a family business during a crisis.


Webcast credit: Global Family Business Learning Symposium – Nov 2020

Succession Planning

Challenges to consider in either a dynastic or non-family succession in a family business.


Webcast credit: Intelligent Partnership 2020 / 1212 Intergen – F. Haworth

Warm Hearts and Deep Pockets

Podcast with Mairi Mickel and Russ Haworth at Family Business Partnership during Scottish Family Business Week for the Institute for Family Business. This discussion centres around the importance of alignment, vision and values in maintaining strategic stability in your family business.


Webcast credit: Family Business Partnership and the Institute for Family Business

Future Proofing your Business

Why is Future Proofing your Family Business important? Listen to learn more and put in place the steps to ensure your business family make the right kind of plans about their future for the right reason.


Podcast credit: The Family Business Podcast

Why it matters to be a family business and 3 initial steps to prepare succession

In this episode I talk to True Wealth Project Founder, Sascha Janzen, about my transition to being a family business advisor. I also talk about my own 4th generation family business shareholder background. Listen in to find my unique take on how to get succession planning going and how philanthropy can set the scene without breaking the bank.


Podcast credit: The True Wealth Project

Scotsman Article : Family business challenges in the ‘new normal’ by Mairi Mickel

Family businesses typically operate with longer-term horizons in mind, allowing them to incorporate stewardship thinking in their strategic decision-making.


Media credit: The Scotsman