Family Businesses

Leadership

A Stroke Nearly Killed Me. It Was the Best Thing to Happen to My Business.

Figuring out how the business could run without you is a good way to figure out how to run it better.
Project Grow

Father and Son Team Take On Greasy Fast Food With Simple, Healthy Meals

Less is more at Flame Broiler, a fast-casual restaurant that keeps its customers healthy and its franchisees happy.
Family Businesses

Mom Is the Secret to Success for These Kidpreneurs (and Dad Helps)

An entrepreneurial Miami family is building a thriving business based on one son's fixation on socks and their other son's tireless sales work.
Family Businesses

5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Hire Their Children

Tax breaks help you afford to be the family hero.
Family Businesses

I Recently Hired My Husband to Join My Business. Here's How We Made It Work.

Be sure to consider these six things when contemplating hiring a spouse.
Family

6 Challenges for Family Businesses (and How to Overcome Them)

Consider these six tips before you start a business with a family member.
Relationships

The Secret to Building a Business with Your Significant Other

This couple has figured out how to run a successful business together.
Family Businesses

25 Reasons Why Hiring Your Relatives Is an Even Worse Idea Than You Suspected

Put family on your payroll and you'll never have to worry about leaving your comfort zone again.
Small Business Heroes

My 10-Year-Old Came Up With My Business Idea -- Here's Why It Worked

How to decide if your 'crazy' idea can be turned into a viable business
Succession Planning

Family Succession Planning: How to Do It Right

Here are 5 tips to make the handoff to the next generation a strong one.
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.
Business

25 of the Oldest Active Companies in the United States

Check out the companies that give serious meaning to the words "staying power."
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.
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.