Managing a Family Business

News and Articles About Managing a Family Business

Why Two Brothers Left Their Careers to Build a Business Together
Family Businesses

Why Two Brothers Left Their Careers to Build a Business Together

Good careers alone were no match for the allure of working together.
Daphne Mallory
Secrets of a Third-Generation Family Business Where Families Come to Work
Family Businesses

Secrets of a Third-Generation Family Business Where Families Come to Work

There is no greater compliment to an employer than an employees encouraging their own families to join the team.
Daphne Mallory
The Supreme Sales Advantage of a Family Business Is the Family Story
Family Businesses

The Supreme Sales Advantage of a Family Business Is the Family Story

Customers are not simply making cold calculations when they decide from whom they will buy. When they know the family, they trust the business.
Daphne Mallory
Lessons From a Family Business That Thrives In the Heartland
Managing a Family Business

Lessons From a Family Business That Thrives In the Heartland

Entrepreneurship is not simply the frenzy of a startup, it is a set of values that can be passed from one generation to the next.
Daphne Mallory
How to Be an Entrepreneur Happily Married to an Entrepreneur
Family Businesses

How to Be an Entrepreneur Happily Married to an Entrepreneur

One family business has its challenges. Two startups in one family, that's a real trick.
Tarik Sansal and Rechelle Balanzat
3 Tips for Running a Business With Your Spouse Without Divorcing or Going Broke
Managing a Family Business

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

When marriage and business are intertwined, agreed-upon boundaries are essential.
Daphne Mallory
Infighting Jeopardizing Your Family Business? Financial Advisors Can Help.
Family Businesses

Infighting Jeopardizing Your Family Business? Financial Advisors Can Help.

Douglas Box wishes he'd done some things differently. His three brothers probably do, too.
5 Strategies for Growing Your Family Business Happily
Family Businesses

5 Strategies for Growing Your Family Business Happily

What you do to runn a good business with an ordinary partner goes double when you see the staff at every holiday gathering as well as at the office.
Cris Burnam
Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity?
Leadership

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.
Sandi Krakowski
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How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age
Family Businesses

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.
Will Housh
How to Run a Family Business Without Killing Each Other
Leadership

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).
Sam Prochazka
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How to Manage the Challenges of a Family Business
Growth Strategies

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.
Lisa Evans
5 Things Your Family Business Can Learn From Animal Planet's 'Tanked'
Growth Strategies

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.
Carol Tice
How to Work With Relatives Without Driving Each Other Crazy
Growth Strategies

How to Work With Relatives Without Driving Each Other Crazy

Consider these secrets from a fourth generation company for managing a family business.
Christopher Hann