Welcome to Embracing Change with your host Feisal Alibhai (CEO and Founder of Qineticare). This podcast aims to support you and your loved ones through unprecedented times, as we embrace change like never before. Join Feisal each week, as he sits down with renowned experts in the field of family businesses, leadership, mental and emotional wellbeing, health, relationships and communication, to have candid and real discussions about the latest insights and disruption in our personal, family and business lives. New episodes every Monday and Wednesday.
A Death Sentence: Mortality as a Wake Up Call - A podcast with Chris Yonker on Secret Thoughts of CEO's
In this episode, Feisal joins Chris Yonker on his Podcast - Secret Thoughts of CEO's:
"We are all mortal… whether this is something we think about often or not, life is short for each and every one of us. The ultimate question is in how we relate to that truth and use it to shape our lives. In this episode, Feisal Alibhai, tells his story of receiving a death sentence at a time when he was on the top of his game. Being diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer at age 35 created a major shift in how he proceeded with the rest of his life. This episode shares perspectives on very difficult life experiences that are not for the faint of heart, but also shows us how we can reframe our trauma to make changes that allow more peace, joy and fulfilment in the time that we do have."
About Chris Yonker: Chris and his team work with companies (big and small) as well as high achievers like executives, entrepreneurs, athletes, and celebrities to get clarity on what they really want—and then make the strategy mindset and behavior shifts that get them there.
Chris is sought after to be the one the elite go to when they want to ensure the rest of their lives are happy, joyous, balanced and fulfilled.
"Lessons Learned from Getting Stage 3 Cancer" on the Intentional Growth Podcast with Ryan Tansom
In this episode, Feisal joins Ryan Tansom as a guest on the International Growth Podcast. Feisal walks us through what it was like getting a life-altering diagnosis and how it changed the way he looked at his life and business. He reflects on his new mindset, and the shift in his approach from a work-work-work to a “game time then, and game time now” view. He shares his insights on stress and health, as well as some key measures every business owner should take to keep their mind and body healthy for the years to come.
About Ryan Tansom:
Ryan Tansom started his entrepreneurial career at his family business where he was the executive vice president and responsible for the strategic, operational, and financial strategy of the $21 million company. Ryan helped turn the company around and bring intentional focus to the right strategies which enabled it to be sold for 8 figures to a local competitor in 2014.
Ryan took his experience and founded Arkona to create the Intentional Growth™ Framework which helps owners grow the value of their company - with the end in mind - through educational training, fractional CFO services, and strategic planning.
Ryan also hosts the popular Intentional Growth™ Podcast which has 280+ episodes, 380k+ downloads with Todd Herman, Bo Burlingham, Jack Stack, Gino Wickman, John Warrillow, Dan Martell, and Alan Beaulieu.
Transition of Wealth
In this episode, Feisal and Steve discuss the transition of wealth using an "all and nothing" approach, and what are some things that all parents strive for as they imagine the inheritance they will leave for their children.
About Steve Legler:
Steve Legler is a family legacy guide and advisor who helps families turn their dreams into a workable plan, using a step-by-step method to get everyone on the same page and ensure that the wealth transition goes smoothly and the legacy continues.
Steve is a proud FEA Designate (IFEA) and holds ACBFA and ACFWA certifications (FFI), in addition to having an MBA (UWO-Ivey) He is also a CFA charterholder (CFA Institute), and the author of Shift your Family Business (Friesen Press, 2014)
How can Ubuntu be used to grow multi-generational family businesses?
In this episode, Feisal and Tsitsi discuss what Ubuntu means, how to utilize tradition for family governance, how our culture gives us our identity, and how can we use what we know to fit purpose.
About Tsitsi Mutendi:
Tsitsi Mutendi is a Family Business Consultant and Family Office Specialist helping Businesses and Families set up Structure, Governance, Philanthropy and Succession strategies that help them create lasting legacies and allows them to build multi-generational wealth.
She is the co-founder of African Family Firms - The African Family Business Association that is the voice of African Family Businesses.
Lessons Africa Can Teach Global Family Enterprises About Building Legacies
In this episode, Feisal and Nike discuss the importance of interdependence and kinship, the African Queen - highlighting Africa's matriarchal culture and empowerment of women, natural governance, storytelling and resiliency.
About Nike Anani:
Nikè Anani is an international award-winning entrepreneur, succession specialist and a legacy planning expert for future-focused business families. She is on a mission to help businesses move from lifetime to legacy, such that they build family enterprises of the future.
With over a decade of family enterprise expertise in Nigeria, Nike helps owners lead their family organizations to long- term legacy and impact. Her inside experience as a second generation family business owner and family office pioneer birthed a passion to help other families in building enterprises that would outlive them.
Intersection of Money and Trauma
In this episode, Feisal and Diana discuss money behavior - both Financial IQ and Financial EQ, and the degree to which we have healed the traumas in our lives. Diana will share about how unhelpful financial behavior is symptomatic of underlying trauma which is a gift, because it points us to healing which then has an impact not only on our relationship to money but in multiple aspects of our lives.
About Diana Chambers: Diana serves a global clientele as a philanthropic advisor and family wealth mentor focused on the human dimensions of wealth and its impact on our relationships. She works at the heart of money with individuals and families to facilitate gracefully the inevitable challenges resulting from significant wealth. Born in the UK, Diana founded The Chambers Group, LLC in 2002 in the US, and The Chambers Group Sàrl in 2014 in Switzerland, where she now resides.