Tag Archives: Family Business

So, What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

No, we don’t mean lose 10 pounds. We mean, for you business owners and CEOs/Presidents out there, what are you going to resolve to do this year, and it doesn’t all have to do with more sales. Here are some … Continue reading

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Put a Dollar Value on Your Time

The Wall Street Journal is getting more like Entrepreneur every day, but since their circulation dwarfs all the other business rags, it’s good to see them doing articles that help small business entrepreneurs. The thrust of this article is to … Continue reading

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Immigration

Andy Puzder, the CEO of CKE Enterprises had a good political post in the Wall Street Journal this morning on the need for the Republicans to get going on immigration, and we couldn’t agree more. Mr. Puzder probably has good … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby Hysteria

As Cheri Oteri used to say on Saturday Night Live, ‘simmer down’. To my way of thinking, the Hobby Lobby decision isn’t bad for women. And it’s not bad for business, although I don’t think that anyone on the left … Continue reading

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Surviving a Succession Without a Plan

Adriana Gardella has written an interesting post, about two sisters who inherited their family firm and had no idea what to do with it. However, the post is almost as interesting for what it omits: 1. I’m sure the sisters … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Convince Your Family to Respect Your Business

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Ten Reasons Why Family Businesses Fail

In addtion to the usual reasons for failure, such as poor sales or lack of finances, family businesses have their own family dynamics. We cover all of these facets in our course S06, Family Business (which is strong on the … Continue reading

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All In The Family

There’s probably no prouder moment that when an offspring takes over, hopefully successfully, from the parent(s). However, getting to this point can be fraught with peril for both sides….offspring and parents. Parents don’t do the handoff well, and the offspring … Continue reading

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