Entrepreneur: Latest from Patricia Schiff Estess http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 01 Apr 2003 00:00:00 GMT Management Buzz 04/03 Energy consulting services; hiring your parents Tue, 01 Apr 2003 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/60316 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/60316 Who Should Be On Your Board? Let's face it: Not every family member is cut out to be on your board of directors. Tue, 01 May 2001 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/39752 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/39752 It Does The Business Good Philanthropy could help your family as much as it benefits others. Sun, 01 Apr 2001 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/38740 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/38740 The Daughter Also Rises Women are taking over the family business; their initiative is the key. Thu, 01 Mar 2001 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/37746 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/37746 Selling the Family Business Is it time for the family and the business to go their separate ways? Thu, 01 Feb 2001 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/36188 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/36188 Establishing an Open-Door Policy When nonfamily employees talk, listen. Mon, 01 Jan 2001 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/35698 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/35698 Stop Complaining About Your Business! You need to vent--but bringing too much home from the office can spark resentment. Fri, 01 Dec 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/34654 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/34654 When Your Parents Want to Retire When your parents are ready to leave the family business, be there to help them. Wed, 01 Nov 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/33724 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/33724 Giving Stock to the Next Generation Are you gifting stock to the younger generation for the right reasons? Sun, 01 Oct 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/32550 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/32550 Leaving Business Back at the Office If the family business is seeping its way into every off-hours conversation, it's time to draw the line on shop talk. Fri, 01 Sep 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/31546 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/31546 Smart Stock Strategies for Family Businesses Every relative seems to want a piece of the family business pie--don't let your business be a casualty of these shareholding squables. Tue, 01 Aug 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/30868 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/30868 Solving "Ego" Problems in Your Family Business Don't let sparring egos tear the family business apart. Sat, 01 Jul 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/29630 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/29630 Runnning a Multi-Family Business Working together can get complicated when two or more families run a single business. Thu, 01 Jun 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/28546 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/28546 Good Company Are you next in line to own the family business? Don't go it alone--peer groups can help. Mon, 01 May 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/26760 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/26760 Your Business After Divorce Promise to love, honor and cherish your business--even if you share it with your ex-spouse. Sat, 01 Apr 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24878 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24878 Having an Open-Book Policy Enough with the secrets--give your key employees the financial information they need to help you run a successful business. Wed, 01 Mar 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/19326 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/19326 How to Review Your Siblings Rating your sibling's performance means treading on delicate--and potentially explosive--ground. In fact, maybe it's better to call the whole thing off. Tue, 01 Feb 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25024 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25024 Don't Get Personal Taking the personal out of personnel isn't easy when you're talking about family. Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18852 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18852 Attracting Non-Family Employees As appealing as the cozy atmosphere of a family business may be, you can't beat incentives for hooking good managers. Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18656 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18656 The Best Family Business Meetings When the family works and plays together, there's a good chance the family business will stay together. Mon, 01 Nov 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18524 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18524 Keep It Together Prevent your board members from jumping ship. Fri, 01 Oct 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18392 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18392 Are Your Kids Wrecking Your Business? You've welcomed your kids into the family business--and you're ready to pull your hair out. Now what? Wed, 01 Sep 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18196 Ruling Roulette Are you gambling with the future of your company? Why staff rotation is risky business Sun, 01 Aug 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18104 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18104 More Than Money Cash-poor friends may still have a lot to contribute. Sun, 01 Aug 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18136 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18136 Avoiding a Too-Early Succession Hand your kids a key to the business too early, and you could unlock the wrong attitude. Thu, 01 Jul 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18002 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18002 Getting Management Help From the Next Generation In order to roll with the times, family business leaders must rely on people other than themselves-their successors. Tue, 01 Jun 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17828 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17828 Inside Jobs What's the hidden cost of hiring relatives as suppliers or advisors? Family feuds. Sat, 01 May 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17688 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17688 In-Laws and Order Think hiring an in-law is just like hiring any other employee? Think again. Thu, 01 Apr 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17550 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17550 Friendly Exchange Want to borrow money from loved ones without losing them? Read on. Thu, 01 Apr 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17576 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17576 Theory of Un-Relativity How to keep nonfamily managers happy in order to grow your business. Mon, 01 Mar 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17328 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17328