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Managing a Family Business

Family Businesses

The Last Days of Summer? The Perfect Time to Celebrate 'Family' Businesses.

Say thanks when you eat that cheeseburger or watch those fireworks this Labor Day. Either may come from one of our nation's dynastic brands.

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.

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.

The Science Behind Working With Your Spouse

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

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.

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