Managing a Family Business

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

· 5 min read

The Science Behind Working With Your Spouse

Neither marriage nor entrepreneurship nor combining the two is easy, but it often works out quite well.

John Rampton

· 8 min read

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

· 6 min read

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.

Kitter and Gordie Spater

· 6 min read

5 Ways 'Dadpreneurs' Can Balance Home and Work

Your family and your business both need time and attention. Here's how to develop a plan that supports your goals at home and in your career.

Kc Agu

· 4 min read

3 Tips for a Millennial Manager Leading an Older Generation

I'm 30 years younger than my average employee. We all get along just fine.

William Bauer

· 4 min read

How This Second-Generation Franchisee Is Doing Things Her Way

Alex Chambers began her UPS career working in her father's store, but now she's in charge.

Carly Okyle

· 5 min read

Business Lessons From the Family That's the 'Cake Boss' Empire

The hit show is just the frosted tip of what Carlo's Bakery has grown to be.

Daphne Mallory

· 5 min read

'I Launched a Startup With My Mom. I'm Glad I Did.'

Mixing family and business is a competitive advantage, says this son of his co-founder/mom.

Vicente Fernandez

· 5 min read

How to Ensure Your Business Survives the Next Generation

Beware these common mistakes made when passing down a family business.

Lisa Evans

· 4 min read

The Family Values Behind the Business of Hardcore Pawn

The popular reality show has altered public perception of the pawn business.

Daphne Mallory

· 4 min read

5 Reasons Why 'Family' and 'Business' Do Mix

Anyone who tells you any differently is just plain wrong, says this business co-owner who's worked alongside family for years.

Asher Raphael

· 5 min read