What do you do When the Bubble Bursts?

August 01, 2019

On this episode of The Family Business Voice, Chris Mittelstaedt, Founder and CEO of The FruitGuys, sat down with Ramia to discuss origin, both sides of cyclical economics and the future of his family business. - The business, which grew out of the dot-com bubble, was faced with immense challenges when the bubble burst. - Mittelstaedt's defensive strategy through hard economic times paid off, and The FruitGuys rebuilt stronger than ever. ...

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How Can you Generate Growth in a Hyper-competitive Marketplace?

July 25, 2019

On this episode of The Family Business Voice, Kelly Spiker, second-generation coffee entrepreneur and COO of Woods Coffee, talks to Ramia about generating growth in a hyper-competitive marketplace while working to improve the lives of others in the community. - Competition isn't necessarily something to be afraid of; growing a coffee business at the same time as Starbucks' rapid expansion worked in Woods' favour. - By carefully curating their products as well as their space, W...

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When is it Time to Reinvent your Brand?

July 16, 2019

On this episode of The Family Business Voice, Melinda Rossiter, Business Development Manager and fourth-generation family business member, talks to Ramia about Rossi Boots' transformation and newfound flexibility after 110 years in boot making. - In the past, Rossi Boots relied solely on its products - Marketing wasn't a priority. By the time the fourth generation joined, the family business needed a rejuvenation. - The rise of imported goods meant Rossi boots could no longer...

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How can you Integrate AI and Big Data Analysis?

July 09, 2019

On this episode of The Family Business Voice, Dr Gah-Yi Ban, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operation, London Business School talks to Ramia about leveraging Big Data in business by using machine learning and AI. - Many organisations, financial institutions included, collect vast amounts of data but don't know how to use it - Using these systems to inform significant decisions, procurement, for example, means we no longer need to rely solely on human intuition....

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How Can Family Businesses Mitigate Disruption?

July 02, 2019

On this episode of The Family Business Voice, Amy Thompson from Monkey Business Catering dicusses her family's non-linear journey to entrepreneurial success. - The Thompsons started Monkey Business Catering because they found the franchise model they were working under before too restrictive. - Flexibility is key; their size and close association mean they're ready to capitalise on opportunities as they arise. - Each member of the family brings a unique strength to the...

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