The Family Business Web

This is an introductory program to understand the web of relationships in a family business.

Shanghai, Suzhou
English, Chinese
1 Day

Learning Needs

Family, business, ownership are relationships that creates an invisible force that are correlated, integrated and inseparable. It is an eco-system that permeates through extended communities, which have an identity as well as conditioned acceptable behaviors. It is complex and invisible.


Family is the basic system of humankind. Business is the most efficient institution to organize human needs. Yet the merging of these two systems creates a set of dynamics that binds and also separates. Learn the basics of a family business web, an invisible force that cannot be ignored.


Family business leaders and members share their challenges, experiences and family journeys. This program is designed to include real life sharing and experiences, integrated with simple practices to discover these invisible forces to foster stronger family and business relationships.

Programme Details

This program consists of the following 3 modules:

Part1: Introduction to Mindfulness and Impact on relationships

An awareness of mindfulness as a practice and how it can be an effective tool to improve relationships, see possibilities and make good choices in life.

Part2: Discovering the Web of Relationships

Awareness of uniqueness of each family system and the many faceted relationships that they face. How understanding self and the embracing of WE is needed to engage in healthy and sustaining relationships. Take away simple pointers that can be applied in daily lives as a start.

Part3: Panel Sharing

Hear from panel that share experience in family business and relationships, insights on how they are respond to critical needs.