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Ep. 43 - The Three Circle Model - 40 years on
Episode 4320th July 2018 • The Family Business Podcast • Russ Haworth
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Professor John A. Davis, FFI Fellow, is a pioneer in the family enterprise field and a globally recognised authority on family enterprise, family wealth and family office topics. He has created some of the most impactful concepts and frameworks used in the field.

In 2018, he joined the MIT Sloan School of Management faculty to build an innovative portfolio of family enterprise programs, after leading the family enterprise area at Harvard Business School for more than 20 years. He is also the founder and chairman of Cambridge Family Enterprise Group, where he advises some of world’s leading enterprising families.

He is the recipient of the 2016 Richard Beckhard Practice Award.

The Model is now 40 years old and we discuss what it is, how it can be used by families and their advisers and what future trends John sees within the world of Family Business! 

It was a real honour to speak to John, and his knowledge, as you would expect, is exceptional. I am sure you will love this episode and if you want to get in touch with John he can be found:

Twitter: @ProfJohnDavis 


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