Category Archives: Family Owned Business

Vows and Metrics: Making Marriage and Business Work Together by

Without a doubt the oldest form of business in the world is the family business, and probably the oldest business partnership model is the one established between husband and wife. More recently, examples such as Len Bosack and Sandy Lerner … Continue reading

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Family Held Business Advice – Managing the Dual Owner/Employee Relationship by

“You are one of the owners of the company and a member of the board of directors and you are the CEO’s boss, but as the Director of Supply Chain, you are the CEO’s employee.  Which person am I talking … Continue reading

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Jim’s Work Top Tips by

Are you a Work-aholic? Or do you just really love what you do professionally? The term is misleading for the majority of people in a leadership role. If you have to be on call 24/7 how can you really leave … Continue reading

When Do You Fire Family? by

“No one understands our business better than my brother,”  said the CEO of a growing family business, “…but none of our 200+ employees takes more of my energy and attention than he does. He can tell our story and sell … Continue reading

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