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CEO Amanda Hawkins: The benefits of a family business ‘MBA’

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Top stories from Canadian Family Offices View this email in your browser XX Canadian Family Offices Newsletter Demystifying Wealth CEO AMANDA HAWKINS: THE BENEFITS OF A FAMILY BUSINESS ‘MBA’ CEO of the Canadian manufacturing firm Canerector at age 29, Amanda Hawkins found gaining experience in the family firm was like a “real MBA,” especially when she worked with a team to turn around an acquired business at age 26. Her father “didn’t believe that family should move straight to plum assignments, instead that leadership requires great skill and experience,” she says. Hawkins talked to us about her career path and the pros and cons of gaining experience throughout the family business, versus seeking outside experience. This was our most popular article of the week.  And, as always, you can check out our homepage for the latest on high-net-worth individuals and families, investing, philanthropy and estate planning.   If you peruse Facebook, check out our new page. Have a great week! Become a Member of the Industrys Leading Voice for Canadian Family Offices. Ganadian I Family Offices MEMBER CONTENT HOW A SOCIAL IMPACT APPROACH CAN SUPERCHARGE FAMILY OFFICE PHILANTHROPY 'When you talk to the principals of these families, they’re not always truly satisfied with their philanthropic efforts," says Paula Murphy Ives of RBC's enterprise strategic client group. A social impact approach can help family offices rediscover the joy of giving. Read more here. This story is brought to you by RBC Investor & Treasury Services. MORE FROM THE WEEK AND FROM OUR ARCHIVES Women, money and my holiday beach read If the financial industry offers only male-dominated narratives, we will never understand women or their needs, writes Stephanie Hickmott ... Read More › Markus Frind: From Plenty Of Fish to plenty of grapes When the British Columbia entrepreneur sold his dating site, one of his next ventures was creating Frind Estate Winery, returning to his family’s farming roots... Read More › Four made-in-Canada tools for the growing family office These services and platforms can empower advisors and clients when spreadsheets are no longer enough... Read More › Just in time for summer: More books that inspired Canadian advisors Canadian Family Offices These tomes, both new and classic, helped them build on their careers and make sense of the world... Read More › Tough times bring questionable moves by general partners of VC funds GPs bite the hands that feed them, in hopes of attracting investors for next round... Read More › Business owners and professionals face unique estate-planning challenges If you don’t have a plan, the government does, and you probably won’t like it ... Read More › What’s on *your* shoulder? The enduring allure of designer handbags Successful women often reward themselves with a new bag, but for some that’s just the beginning ... Read More › Women, formerly sidelined in family business, now more embraced Women and Canadian Business Families series: Three women in leadership roles within their family enterprises discuss how gender has affected succession and power and how things are changing. ... Read More › ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WAS THIS EMAIL FORWARDED TO YOU? If you would like to receive this content weekly, on Sundays at 9 a.m. ET, please feel free to for yourself. COMMENTS? QUESTIONS? FEEDBACK? Please hit reply, or send us your comments here: [email protected] © 2023 Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. Unauthorized distribution, transmission or republication strictly prohibited. 365 Bloor St East, Toronto, ON, M4W 3L4 You received this email because you are subscribed to Canadian Family Offices Newsletter, registered as [email protected] • • • Contact us • Digital Ad Registry © 2023 Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved.  
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