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The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial
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The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial

It turns out, businesses owned by families suffer from bad management practices that could cause a meltdown.
How My Family Helped Me Build a 'Power' Research Firm
Family Business

How My Family Helped Me Build a 'Power' Research Firm

Global company's founder says having his children help in the early days gave them invaluable experience.
Mother-Daughter Business-Owners Share How to Balance Their Relationship and Company
Family Business

Mother-Daughter Business-Owners Share How to Balance Their Relationship and Company

In honor of Mother's Day, we spoke to a mother and daughter who are running a business together about how they maintain their both their personal and professional relationship.
When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business
Human Resources

When Employees Aren't Part of the 'Family' in Family Business

Your top employee may not be a member of your family, but is almost certainly a key to your company's success. Are you doing enough to keep him or her happy?
'Kinky Boots,' Musical Mixing Fetish and Family Business, Leads Tony Nominations
Family Business

'Kinky Boots,' Musical Mixing Fetish and Family Business, Leads Tony Nominations

The flamboyant new Broadway show about reviving a family shoe business by catering to drag performers today earned 13 Tony nominations.
How to Manage the Challenges of a Family Business
Family Business

How to Manage the Challenges of a Family Business

Working with your family can present some unique challenges and opportunities. Here are four tips to keep you sane.
A Luxury Shoemaker's Surprise Family Business
Family Business

A Luxury Shoemaker's Surprise Family Business

Philip Nappi discovers that his passion of footwear runs in the family.
Gary Vaynerchuk on Growing Up in a Family Business
Family Business

Gary Vaynerchuk on Growing Up in a Family Business

The serial entrepreneur talks about his relationship with his father and becoming an entrepreneur.
5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'
Family Business

5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'

Running a business with your family can be tough. The eccentric brood on Animal Planet's "Tanked" compromise to make it work.
The Creator of 'The Best Sandwich in America' Shares His Secrets to Success
Family Business

The Creator of 'The Best Sandwich in America' Shares His Secrets to Success

Travel Channel host Adam Richman named his sandwich the best in the country, but the owner of Tommy DiNic's has no plans to expand. Here's why.
How to Work With Relatives Without Driving Each Other Crazy
Family Business

How to Work With Relatives Without Driving Each Other Crazy

Consider these secrets from a fourth generation company for managing a family business.
How the Business of Halloween Grew Up
Growth Strategies

How the Business of Halloween Grew Up

Halloween is a booming business in the U.S. that's captured the imaginations of both children and adults. But that hasn't always been the case. We spoke with the president and CEO of Rubie's Costume Co., and asked him how the holiday became so supersized.
The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites
Family Business

The Family Business Behind Charlie Sheen, Batman and Other Halloween Favorites

From humble roots, Rubie's Costume Co., has grown into a global enterprise while staying family-owned -- thanks to ghosts, goblins and Lady Gaga.
A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride
Success Stories

A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

How three brothers created a business by solving a common kid request.
How One Family Business Stays Independent
Family Business

How One Family Business Stays Independent

For six generations, the Gruccis have built a multimillion dollar fireworks business while keeping ownership in the family.
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