Patricia Schiff Estess

Leadership

Rules To Live By

Keep the peace! Written policies help family businesses stay on the right track!
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Back In The Saddle

Retired family business founders are discovering a new role--as consultants.
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The Outsiders

It's tough to be 'in' with your co-workers when you're the future boss.

Perfect Pairs

Could you start a business with your spouse? How three couples make it work.

One For The Books

Recording your family business history gives you credibility and clout.

A Clean Getaway

Excuse me, but why are you working yourself to death? You need to get outta town.
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Sharing The Wealth

How much is too much . . .or too little?
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Stay In Touch

How to keep senior family members involved.

Going The Distance

How virtual partnerships can figure into your work/life balance

Book 'Em

Picture the profits: Entrepreneurs make history catering to the scrapbooking craze.
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Close Encounters

Just how much family togetherness is too much?
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Freedom Of Choice

Don't force your kids to join the family business -- let them decide.

Damage Control

Keep kids at bay with these important ground rules.
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Branching Out

Ready to expand? Better make sure it's for all the right reasons.

Many Happy Returns

Simple strategies to keep customers coming back for more.