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The stimulus package and family businesses
The economic stimulus plan signed into law on March 27 puts the Small Business Administration in charge of disbursing financial aid to small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. It Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: David Deeds
What the economic stimulus plan means for small businesses What the economic stimulus plan means for small businesses
The economic stimulus plan signed into law on March 27 puts the Small Business Administration in charge of disbursing financial aid to small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. It Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: David Deeds
Working from Home: Tips for Employees and Business Owners Working from Home: Tips for Employees and Business Owners
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing employees around the world to work from home. Although remote work has existed for decades, it's not ideal for everybody. Many employees who are accustomed to Read More... Read More...
Author: Jay Mulki
Coronavirus: 10 Things That Family Businesses Can Do Now
Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks we will be publishing articles on familybusiness.org and EIX.org to help businesses weather the turmoil caused by COVID19. Visit our home page daily for more Read More...
Category: Commentary
Author: David Deeds
Becoming the Boss: Advice for Women in Family Businesses
Every family business founded or led by a man eventually must go through a changing of the guard -- and today more women relatives are taking over the helm from a patriarch. Despite this progress, Read More...
Category: Interviews
Encouraging Family Business Members to Go the Extra Mile
Family firms typically emphasize one of two management approaches: stewardship, which stresses participation, adaptability and family harmony; and agency, which emphasizes discipline, management and Read More...
Understand Your Family Firm's Core Strengths and Weaknesses
It's been said that, “Once you have seen one family firm, you have seen just one family firm.” While it’s popular to say that every family firm is unique, as a researcher I take issue with the Read More...
How to Grow Your Family Business
This article is part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, the Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange .) Taking a Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Kerry Hannon
Why You Should Name Your Business After Yourself
What's in a name? For many family-run businesses, the business name and family name are the same, linking the reputations of the two, for better or worse. New family business owners often grapple Read More...
From Entitlement to Contribution
When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching. -- Robert Bly A client told me once that all a family member needed to come Read More...
Category: Commentary

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