1622: Helping Enterprising Families with Dr Dennis Jaffe Founder and Partner of Wise Counsel Research
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Dr Dennis Jaffe, a member of Wise Counsel Research, is a San Francisco-based advisor to families about family business, governance, wealth and philanthropy. He is author of Borrowed from Your Grandchildren: The Evolution of 100-Year Family Enterprises; Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across Generations; Stewardship in your Family Enterprise: Developing Responsible Family Leadership Across Generations, and Working With the Ones You Love. His global insights have led to teaching or consulting engagements in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The Family Firm Institute awarded him the 2017 International Award for service, and in 2005 he received the Beckhard Award for service to the field. In 2020 he was awarded a special commendation as an individual thought leader in the field of wealth management by the Family Wealth Report. He has a BA degree in Philosophy, MA in Management, and Ph.D. in sociology, all from Yale University, and professor emeritus of organizational systems and psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco.
“be thoughtful, to seek out other people. We have not talked about how entrepreneurship is not an individual behaviour it’s a way of building a culture and building a community. And I think that entrepreneurs have to build a community of people rather than think it’s my idea and I am going to do it on my own and that the other people are just going to come in and help me do my idea. Those that are community builders, those that build a team, those that bring in other people those are the people that are successful”…[Listen for More]
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