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August 12, 2022 - Issue #67

How Family Businesses Can Attract and Keep the Best People
We interviewed four founders of family businesses to learn about their challenges and what's working. Read More...
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Team Exercise: How Parenting Styles Affect The Next Generation
This experiential exercise is designed to enhance student learning about the four parenting styles and how they affect the dynamics within the family firm. Read More...
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Double Trouble or Twice the Power?

What happens when twins run a business together? From being compared to embracing their own differences and synergies, twins can make for a remarkable family business.

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EIX, Family Business Reach New Heights: 3.5 Million Visitors
Together the sites attracted more than 5.8 million page views. Familybusiness.org is now the world’s most-visited website for family firms. Read More...
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Learning How Family Business Leaders Make Decisions Through Interviews
This exercise allows students to apply core family business concepts to a real-world business context, reinforcing their grasp of the course materials. Read More...
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