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This Boutique Father-Son Investment Firm Thrives By Ignoring Conventional Wisdom
Family Businesses

This Boutique Father-Son Investment Firm Thrives By Ignoring Conventional Wisdom

Diversification is considered the safe way to invest billions but Marty Sass has built his firm, and taught his son, differently.
Daphne Mallory
Timeless Lessons From a Fourth-Generation Family Business
Family Businesses

Timeless Lessons From a Fourth-Generation Family Business

For 75 years business has provided the Cassim family stability and well being despite the seismic upheavals that shook South Africa.
Daphne Mallory
This Family's Business Is Turning Tragedy Into Triumph
Family Businesses

This Family's Business Is Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

When her son suffered a devastating spinal injury, this mom devoted her life to helping him and others like him achieve maximum rehabilitation.
Daphne Mallory
How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit
Franchises

How a Husband and Wife Team Became This Franchise's Fastest Growing Unit

Found out how this franchising couple weathered the tough times and found success.
Tracy Stapp Herold
This Family Business Sees Opportunity Solving a Big Problem in Education
Family Businesses

This Family Business Sees Opportunity Solving a Big Problem in Education

Two brothers have put together a curriculum for teaching science and math, now they are making a franchise business of it.
Daphne Mallory
Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster
If I Knew Then

Stripe Co-Founder on How He Could Have Scaled Faster

For our 'If I Knew Then' Series, the CEO and co-founder of mobile-payment system Stripe discusses the importance of structure, benefits of working with family and finding product-market fit.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business
Selling a Business

4 Ways to Build the Mental Fortitude Needed to Transition From Your Business

When it's time to walk away, you must figure out your options and prepare yourself for a big chance.
Stacy Feiner
Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives
Family Businesses

Keepin' it in the Family: How to Structure a Business With Your Closest Relatives

Family-run companies need structure and careful planning. Your relationships and success depend on it.
Nellie Akalp
The Roots of This Family Business Reach Back to the Original Popcorn Machine
Family Businesses

The Roots of This Family Business Reach Back to the Original Popcorn Machine

The Cretor family has been in the snack business well over a hundred years and is reasing a new generation to continue the legacy.
Daphne Mallory
This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory
Franchise Players

This 21 Year Old Took Over Her Mother's Franchise to Honor Her Memory

After her mother's sudden death, Brittany Nguyen knew she needed to take on the responsibility of running her Children's Orchard franchise.
Kate Taylor
How One Boutique Uses Technology to Help More Brides Say Yes to the Dress
Technology

How One Boutique Uses Technology to Help More Brides Say Yes to the Dress

Take this Texas-based small business as an example of how smart tech can help you grow and streamline operations.
Carol Roth
Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Run Your Family Business
Family Businesses

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Run Your Family Business

Owning a family business isn't for the faint of heart -- and it requires a fair amount of heart itself.
Daphne Mallory
Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25
Franchise Players

Joining the Family Business and Becoming a Franchisee at Age 25

Matt Stewart is a third-generation heating and cooling professional.
Kate Taylor
Starting a Family Business? Here's a Slice of Advice.
Family Businesses

Starting a Family Business? Here's a Slice of Advice.

One of the owners of Canada-based Topper's Pizza shares best practices for keeping a family business thriving.
Daphne Mallory