How to Improve Age and Gender Inclusivity in Family Enterprises to Co-Create Businesses of the Future

Today we welcome back Nike Anani to the podcast. She is a Speaker, Author, and Legacy Planning Consultant for family firms.
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Podcast: How to Improve Age and Gender Inclusivity in Family Enterprises to Co-Create Businesses of the Future

Today we welcome back Nike Anani to the podcast. She is a Speaker, Author, and Legacy Planning Consultant for family firms. She is a co-founder of African Family Firms, a non-profit community of family businesses. In this episode, Nike talks about the current political state of Africa and how this affects African families and businesses.

If you haven’t already heard her first episode with us, go back and give episode #66 a listen!

Key Highlights

[00:01 – 14:16] Opening Segment

  • The obstacles along the way when writing Lifetime to Legacy
  • The difference between how American families think about legacy versus an African family
  • The external factors in terms of political dynamism and challenges

[14:17 – 25:45] Next Gens and Gender Identity

  • Nike talks about the difference between next gens in Africa
  • The massive diaspora within Europe and America
  • The common characteristics of generational transition 
  • Overcoming the aversion to speaking about death 
  • The state of gender identity amongst African families

[25:46 – 37:54] African Family Offices

  • The things that keep Nike’s clients up at night
  • Transitioning to non-family member operators for the first time
  • Horses for courses in families
  • The biggest misunderstanding that people have about African family companies 
  • The Nelson Mandela University

[37:55 – 39:41] Closing Segment

Additional Links:

Connect with Nike by visiting www.NikeAnani.com 

Brian’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-c-adams/

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