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Daughters prepare to lead family firms
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Successful Successions are Never Smooth
The people involved expect the conflict, view it as natural and do not let it get in the way of things. Here are four tips for the big handoff. Read More...
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Surprising reasons owners exit family businesses
Concentrate less on succession planning and more on managing conflict and making the firm profitable. Read More...
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Playing the Succession Game to Ensure Family Business Continuity
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A thought leader in the world of family business shared his thoughts in Forbes on how to manage the shift to the next generation of leadership.

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