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Operating 10 McDonald's has been grueling but satisfying for this Idaho family.
Lifeway Kefir was begun a generation ago on a shoestring budget and is now a $150-million operation.
Whether because of economic necessity or to satisfy a postponed desire, for some the best time to start a business is when they otherwise might retire.
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.
Knowing the greater purpose of why your family has it's own business is a powerful way to motivate and build your brand.