Monthly Archives: October 2016

When loss is a good thing!


Loss is often associated with negative connotations. When we think about losing something, we think about people, money, our jobs, precious items, even hours in a day; all things we can’t easily get back. Indeed, if you were to look up the word ‘loss’ in a dictionary you would find words such as, detriment, disadvantage and deprivation. But is loss always a bad thing?

What rich parents need to tell their kids


Carpenter Rees has worked with many families and family businesses over the years, and I have recently read a great series of blogs from Sandy Loder (, who has a great deal of experience in helping his clients through succession and development of the next generation.