Family Businesses The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Family Businesses en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT 5 Keys to Successful Sibling Partnerships Family may come first, but follow these five tried-and-tested tips to ensure your relationship can survive and thrive as a business partnership. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Matthew Toren How to Manage Your Own Kids as Summer Employees Hiring your own children can have a ton of advantages, provided you do it right. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT Lisa Evans Franchise Players: After Tragedy, a Son Takes Over as Franchisee When his father died, it was Mark Calis's turn to step up as co-owner of a Minuteman Press with his mother. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor Market Basket's Family Feud Risks a Loss of Its Loyal Following Happy employees and great prices lead to devoted customers, or so the theory goes. A New England supermarket chain may sacrifice all this in a battle of cousins. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Peter S. Cohan How a Family-Owned Firm Can Beat the Odds and Pivot Use a leadership change as a catalyst for a shift in the business model to keep up with trends. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT Sabrina Parsons Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity? Done right, melding business, faith and family is the most incredible pursuit you will ever undertake. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Sandi Krakowski How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age An owner explains how he refocused on online sales, sold the local family heating services firm and runs a new ecommerce company. Fri, 09 May 2014 21:00:00 GMT Will Housh A Family Legacy: Tennessee Brothers Seek to Revive Fallen Whiskey Empire The Nelson brothers were staggered to discover on a country drive one day that their great-great-great grandfather owned and operated one of the largest whiskey distilleries in pre-Prohibition America. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT Geoff Weiss How to Run a Family Business Without Killing Each Other Even though a reported 80 percent of all U.S. enterprises are family run, doesn't mean it is easy. Here are a few pointers on how to get along (and be successful). Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:30:00 GMT Sam Prochazka 7 Lessons in Harmony for Family Startups Running a family business can unite members of a family but it can also tear them apart. Here are some tips keeping the peace, both at home and at the office. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Christopher Hann Franchise Players: How Electronic Retail Became a Family Business for This Boomer After working in electronics retail stores for years, Scott Meyers decided it was time to start his own family business. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kelly K. Spors Franchise Players: A Young Franchisee Brings Family's Lessons to Forever Yogurt Mit Patel draws inspiration from his family as he ventures out as his own franchisee. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 9 Essentials for Any Family Business to Thrive Running a family business is no easy feat. Here are nine keys to making it work. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:30:00 GMT Kate Taylor Franchise Players: Two Men and a Truck's First Franchisee Reflects on 27 Years in Franchising Two Men and a Truck is built on a family of female entrepreneurs. Here’s what the first franchisee (and the founder's daughter) has learned. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor The Frequently Fatal Family Business Flaw: Denial It turns out, businesses owned by families suffer from bad management practices that could cause a meltdown. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 19:30:00 GMT Dan Scouler Franchise Players: A Franchisee Follows In the Footsteps of Her Grandmother Alicia Sorber Gallegos talks working as a Two Men and a Truck franchisee—a company founded by her grandmother. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMT J.D. Power III Monster or Mastermind? 3 Business Takeaways from Wall Street's 'Wolf' While 'The Wolf of Wall Street' may seem like a cautionary tale of precisely what not to do in business, much can be learned from Jordan Belfort's story. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:24:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT Joel Libava