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Unique Challenges to Family Business Resilience
Part two of a two-part series. As new cases of COVID-19 emerge around the world (as of late July, 2021), the disease continues to remind us that the only certainty is uncertainty -- a theme I Read More...
The Best Family Business Boards Embrace Candor and 'Necessary Endings'
Second of a two-part series From our studies evaluating the effectiveness of boards at family firms, we’ve seen first-hand how strong boards can help family businesses be more successful. In Read More...
To Encourage Innovation, Tap the Next Generation of Leaders
In these times of change and uncertainty, one thing is still certain: product-service innovation remains the lifeblood of family firms. Without innovating, pioneering competitors will make existing Read More...
Category: Research Insight
Five Things Family Businesses are Reckoning With Now
  Family businesses everywhere are responding to Covid-19 in profound ways, balancing the need to preserve cherished family traditions and social capital against the mandate to control costs at Read More...
Winemakers Provide Lessons on Resilience
Like old vineyards that still produce great wines, older family businesses thrive across many generations developing resilient responses in the face of competition, market shifts and family Read More...
My Life as a Globe-Trotting Solo Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship comes in different forms, and the experience of being a solo entrepreneur - or a “company of one” - is a form that’s attracting a great deal of interest today. In this Q&A Read More...
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kiwi Crisis Management
Entrepreneurs often face critical decisions for their firms in the midst of considerable uncertainty and great risk. Effective crisis management requires that decision makers make choices even when Read More...
Category: Commentary
Be Part of An Important Survey About Coping With Covid-19
While the pandemic has created economic turmoil, family and business disruption, and challenges that could last a lifetime, it also presents a unique opportunity to learn and improve family business Read More...
Take a CLEAN Look at Your Business Post-COVID-19
The damage inflicted by COVID-19 on small businesses is unprecedented in our lifetime. It’s hard to think about anything other than the pandemic, but as Albert Einstein noted, “in the midst of Read More...
Remembering Clay Christensen
Clay Christensen, the Harvard Business School educator who passed away in January 2020, changed the way people around the world think of innovation. Through widely-read books, such as "The Read More...
Category: Commentary

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