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Life Lessons Entrepreneurial Parents Can Teach Children
Parenting

Life Lessons Entrepreneurial Parents Can Teach Children

Being an entrepreneur gives parents powerful opportunities for teaching.
Lisa Evans
'I Launched a Startup With My Mom. I'm Glad I Did.'
Family Businesses

'I Launched a Startup With My Mom. I'm Glad I Did.'

Mixing family and business is a competitive advantage, says this son of his co-founder/mom.
Vicente Fernandez
3 Tricks for Running a Business With Your Spouse Without Divorcing or Going Broke
Working with a Spouse

3 Tricks for Running a Business With Your Spouse Without Divorcing or Going Broke

It's not wrong to look forward to work because you get out of the house, but it is a sign you shouldn't start a business together.
Mary Camacho
How to Ensure Your Business Survives the Next Generation
Family Businesses

How to Ensure Your Business Survives the Next Generation

Beware these common mistakes made when passing down a family business.
Lisa Evans
After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear
Immigrants

After a Life as Refugees, This Entrepreneur Family Has No Fear

Fleeing Vietnam at risk of their lives in hopes of reaching American taught the Lams everything there is to know about pursuing dreams.
Daphne Mallory
How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business
Family Businesses

How to Fire a Family Member in a Family-Run Business

To fire a family member may be one of the most difficult challenges a family business will face. Here is how to ensure the process is as painless as possible.
Andrew Keyt
Why This Little Pickle Stand Is a Symbol of Big Innovation
Family Businesses

Why This Little Pickle Stand Is a Symbol of Big Innovation

For the company behind Horman's Best Pickles, there's never a 'dill' moment.
Carly Okyle
The No. 1 Reason You Should Hire a Family Member
Family

The No. 1 Reason You Should Hire a Family Member

Sure, plenty of things can go wrong, but just as many things can and will go right.
Stephen Key
The Family Values Behind the Business of Hardcore Pawn
Hardcore Pawn

The Family Values Behind the Business of Hardcore Pawn

The popular reality show has altered public perception of the pawn business.
Daphne Mallory
5 Reasons Why 'Family' and 'Business' Do Mix
Family Businesses

5 Reasons Why 'Family' and 'Business' Do Mix

Anyone who tells you any differently is just plain wrong, says this business co-owner who's worked alongside family for years.
Asher Raphael
This Family Business Is Literally Influential
Influencers

This Family Business Is Literally Influential

A husband-wife team has built a business matching marketers with just the right influencers.
Daphne Mallory
How This Mompreneur Built a Burgeoning Makeup Brand With Her Teenage Daughters
Family Businesses

How This Mompreneur Built a Burgeoning Makeup Brand With Her Teenage Daughters

The millennial-leaning range, entitled Nudestix, consists exclusively of easy-to-apply makeup crayons.
Geoff Weiss
4 Secrets to Highly Successful Family-Owned Businesses
Family Businesses

4 Secrets to Highly Successful Family-Owned Businesses

The son of the late founder of the largest family-owned and operated RV manufacturer in the world discusses how they keep the company going strong.
Stacey Alcorn
This Family Business Innovates to Grow From Generation to Generation
Family Businesses

This Family Business Innovates to Grow From Generation to Generation

What was a family store has blossomed into a booming online family store.
Daphne Mallory