Managing a Family Business

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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
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
A Family Business That's Literally About Having Skin in the Game
Family Businesses

A Family Business That's Literally About Having Skin in the Game

Royce Leather has successfully made the transition from parents to sons by passing along values as well as the business.
Daphne Mallory
This Family Business Thrives Giving Small Investors Big Real Estate Opportunities
Brothers

This Family Business Thrives Giving Small Investors Big Real Estate Opportunities

The Miller brothers have created a technology platform that is transforming real estate investment.
Daphne Mallory
How a Tightly-Knit Tennessee Family Built a Local Business Empire
Family Businesses

How a Tightly-Knit Tennessee Family Built a Local Business Empire

Love of family and a commitment to giving back to the community are the foundation of the Holt family's various food businesses.
Daphne Mallory
This Family Business Begun in a Basement Has Gone Big Time
Family Businesses

This Family Business Begun in a Basement Has Gone Big Time

Lifeway Kefir was begun a generation ago on a shoestring budget and is now a $150-million operation.
Daphne Mallory
3 Key Agreements Every Family Business Needs in Writing
Legal Center

3 Key Agreements Every Family Business Needs in Writing

Sadly, family businesses are not immune to the disputes that afflict every business. Putting agreements in writing can save the family, as well as the business.
Daphne Mallory
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Teaching Responsibility to Our Kids, Even When They Work for Us
Family Businesses

Teaching Responsibility to Our Kids, Even When They Work for Us

The Korean Air Lines fiasco shows that family businesses have their own challenges and offers lessons in personal responsibility.
Ray Hennessey
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