Patricia Schiff Estess - Page 4


Crowded House

can two entrepreneurs work under the same roof, indivisible, with privacy and success for all? We think so.

Ties That Bind

Employment contracts could save your business...and your relationships.

The Parent Trap

Switching from parent to owner and back again takes some serious coordination.

Estate Of Affairs

Get relief in estate taxes under the new tax law.

Brotherly Love?

Minimize sibling rivalry before it hurts your business.

Adding Nonfamily to Your Board

Nonfamily members can help keep your board of directors on the right track.

Business Mentoring for Your Kids

Nonfamily mentors may be the best way to prepare the next generation.

Over The Hill

How to steer your business through a midlife crisis.

Creating a Strategic Plan for Growth

Before focusing on succession, develop a strategic plan for growing the company.

HR Policies for Family Employees

Policies to implement before--and after--a family member leaves the business

New Allies

Family businesses and venture capitalists are finally seeing eye to eye.

Hard Sell

Considering selling the family business? Don't decide on economics alone.

Putting Two Leaders in Place

Can a company succeed with two captains? For many family businesses, the answer is yes.

Estate Of Affairs

How to pass down your business--but not to Uncle Sam.

Playing Houseboat

After-hours tips for busy entrepreneurs.