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Sorry Bro, You're Out: How to Fire a Family Member Without Destroying the Family -- and the Business
Family Businesses

Sorry Bro, You're Out: How to Fire a Family Member Without Destroying the Family -- and the Business

While you should never have to fire a family member, here are five steps to make it go as smoothly as possible.
Kathy Kolbe and Amy Bruske
25 of the Oldest Active Companies in the United States
Business

25 of the Oldest Active Companies in the United States

Check out the companies that give serious meaning to the words "staying power."
Matthew McCreary
4 Not-So-Obvious Things to Consider Before Starting a Business With Your Spouse
Family Businesses

4 Not-So-Obvious Things to Consider Before Starting a Business With Your Spouse

Both business partnerships and marriages fail at alarming rates. There's no telling how combining the two will change the odds of either succeeding.
Tor Constantino
The Truth About Succeeding in Business With Your Husband
Family Businesses

The Truth About Succeeding in Business With Your Husband

Maybe especially in the family business, you want to have your own role and your own path.
Christina Baldassarre
It's National Siblings Day! Brother-Entrepreneurs Tell How They Make It Work.
Family Businesses

It's National Siblings Day! Brother-Entrepreneurs Tell How They Make It Work.

When your brother is your business partner, what do you do? Six tips for success.
5 Business Lessons My Single Mom Taught Me
Take It From The Pros

5 Business Lessons My Single Mom Taught Me

Your business is your baby. You want your baby to thrive.
Suhaib Mohammed
Meet Your Future Boss: The Elementary Schoolers Taking Over YouTube
YouTube

Meet Your Future Boss: The Elementary Schoolers Taking Over YouTube

The latest YouTube superstars are young kids and their families.
Nina Zipkin
How These Entrepreneurs Run Their Businesses -- While Watching Their Kids Full-Time
Family Businesses

How These Entrepreneurs Run Their Businesses -- While Watching Their Kids Full-Time

This is how the newest crop of entrepreneurs balances full-time parenting with running a business.
These Millennials Are Running Franchises With Their Parents. Here's What They've Learned.
Franchises

These Millennials Are Running Franchises With Their Parents. Here's What They've Learned.

Faced with diminished job prospects, millennials are increasingly partnering with their parents in the franchising world.
Your Company's Worth Is Far Greater Than Its Revenue Growth Metrics
Family Businesses

Your Company's Worth Is Far Greater Than Its Revenue Growth Metrics

A business that ignores the numbers is in trouble. A business that ignores its people is doomed.
William Bauer
From Washing Cars to Running a Multi-Million Dollar Empire
Success Stories

From Washing Cars to Running a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

The first female to own a Ford dealership taught her children the secrets to sustaining success.
Rob Elder
Meet These 4 Entrepreneur-Sibling Dream Teams
Family Businesses

Meet These 4 Entrepreneur-Sibling Dream Teams

Siblings combine individual skill sets and lifelong partnerships to yield business success.
Adam Toren
Burnout in the Family Business and How Throttling Back Improved Everything
Burnout

Burnout in the Family Business and How Throttling Back Improved Everything

If overwork is driving your life off the rails, why are you so certain it's helping your business?
William Bauer
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