Search Results


Helping Women Entrepreneurs Succeed: What's Needed Now Helping Women Entrepreneurs Succeed: What's Needed Now
The number of successful women entrepreneurs is growing, but much more needs to be done to support them now and prepare future generations of women leaders. In this second part of a two-part Read More...
Category: Commentary
Breaking Norms to Get Ahead: Do Women Entrepreneurs Need a Dash of Psychopathy? Breaking Norms to Get Ahead: Do Women Entrepreneurs Need a Dash of Psychopathy?
A 2016 University of Alabama Study concluded that women with a benign touch of psychopathy (callousness, ability to put aside emotions to do a tough job, not afraid to buck gender norms) are more Read More...
Category: Commentary
How Can the Family Business Cope When a Key Non-family Exec Leaves?
Over the past few weeks, Smith & Taylor Law Firm has been dealing with the shock and logistical changes brought on by a key executive of their practice deciding to resign. Paul Duffey started at Read More...
Trust Me: I'm a Salesman
Entrepreneurs must believe in their products or services deeply enough to explain their worth to potential customers or clients. For most, this means learning to sell for the very first time -- an Read More...
Category: Commentary
Starting Over: The Midlife Entrepreneur Starting Over: The Midlife Entrepreneur
Midlife is traditionally a time for traveling or playing more golf -- but not for mid-lifers who decide to leave the security of a steady paycheck for the uncertain life of an entrepreneur.  Read More...
Category: Commentary
What it Takes to Build a Four-Generation Business
C. Brito Construction Co., Inc. and C.B Utility Co., Inc. are part of an esteemed four-generation family enterprise recognized as the premier contractor for emergency utility work throughout New Read More...
'There's No Birthright' and Other Tips for Raising Entrepreneurial Leaders
Joe Brito, the third-generation head of C.B. Utility Co. in Bristol, Rhode Island, started his career in the family business as a laborer.  He firmly believes that anybody entering their family Read More...
Category: Commentary
Being Female Affects Business Loans from Family and Friends
It’s been said (ruefully) that Ginger Rogers had to perform the same dance moves as Fred Astaire, only backwards and in high heels. Unfortunately, this also holds true for women seeking Read More...
Confidentiality Agreements Promote Candor in Family Business Classes
For students from family businesses to fully benefit from participating in a family business class, it is essential that they open up and share their experiences, both good and bad. The more the Read More...
Investing for a Better World: A Conversation with Justin Rockefeller
Perhaps no other family is more synonymous with both capitalism and philanthropy than the Rockefellers. The family ’s fortunes in oil have made it possible for them to invest in initiatives that Read More...
Category: Interviews

Search

Refine Results

Share Your Search

We use cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to visit this site you agree to our use of cookies.
More Info