Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary

April 23, 2024 - Issue #116

Dick Schulze Reflects on Our Growing Impact Dick Schulze Reflects on Our Growing Impact The Best Buy founder, whose charitable foundation supports our site, reflects on our growing reach to family business leaders around the world.
A Family's Non-Financial Values Shape Its Sustainability Strategy A Family's Non-Financial Values Shape Its Sustainability Strategy Families that focus on renewing their non-financial values in future generations are more likely to have a formal program.
Our Mission: Bringing You Research-Based Business Insights Our Mission: Bringing You Research-Based Business Insights Entrepreneurs and family businesses need practical takeaways supported by academic rigor.
Using AI to Grow Your Family Business Using AI to Grow Your Family Business AI promises to be a tidal wave that wipes out old processes and re-shapes businesses at every stage. Top thinkers share their perspectives in these articles.
Timeless Lessons from Dick Schulze Timeless Lessons from Dick Schulze The founder of Best Buy (and EIX and FamilyBusiness.org) has always had a passion for helping business owners succeed. He lives by these rules.
Passing down the founder's charisma to the next generation
Family Business Succession: Your Questions Answered Family Business Succession: Your Questions Answered This new page of FamilyBusiness.org answers many of your most important questions about succession and has links to dozens of articles.
EIX, FamilyBusiness Surpass 12 Million Annual Page Views EIX, FamilyBusiness Surpass 12 Million Annual Page Views From just 20,000 views 10 years ago, the two sites have had explosive year-over-year growth.
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Why Prominent Business Families Dive Into Politics
by Marcelo Ortiz M. / Research Insight

A Chilean study found that the reasons go beyond protecting the family’s assets and economic interests. Social and religious connections played a huge role. Read more...

A Secret to Success: Family Business Centers
by Kimberly Eddleston / Interviews

While family members running a business together often lean on one another for advice, they can often learn best from people running other family businesses. Read more...

Attitudes Towards Money Can Cloud Family Business Decisions
by Claudia Binz Astrachan and Anneleen Michiels / Applied and Practice

A family’s orientation towards money and wealth can harm the business and sell future generations short. Read more...

Twins Can Be a Family Business's Superpower
by Kimberly Eddleston / Commentary

While forever being part of a duo can be challenging, twins can bring many strengths to their family business when they are aligned with each other. Read more...

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Supported by the Richard M Schulze Family Foundation

Supported by the Richard M Schulze Family Foundation