John Donne wrote, “no man is an island, entire unto himself.” Angus Advisory Group believes that no individual, family, or organization works in isolation. We also believe in constantly learning from the lessons of the past and present to help create a better future.
We are committed to life-long learning and to the exploration of new ideas, tools, processes, and frameworks to understand the issues faced by our clients and our world. We have launched and participated in innovative studies focused on family governance, dynamics, philanthropy, and wealth. These issues are timeless – individuals facing the human condition, families functioning as systems, and organizations operating in an increasingly complex and interconnected world – and warrant examination from multiple angles. Wisdom lies in questions. Research can help us better understand the right questions to ask, and some possible answers that might work.
One area of research that is of particular interest includes family businesses, and their more complex counterpart, family enterprises. Here are some thoughts on critical family business challenges: