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What Families in Conflict Can Learn from Baseball and Teachers
Many private family disputes end up in the courts, and others are settled by alternative methods involving third-party neutrals – usually mediation and arbitration. These neutral parties can guide Read More...
How This Adult Education Entrepreneur Did a 180 in the Pandemic
This article is part of America's Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX . How many times have you heard people say, "I can't wait Read More...
Category: Features
Listen to the Experts: How Family Firms are Surviving the Pandemic
  It has been almost a year since the Covid pandemic rocked the world. While we have seen some family businesses forced to close their doors forever, others have successfully pivoted their Read More...
Family Meetings Move Online
Family enterprises have been impacted in many ways by COVID-19, with many families placing their focus on the core business both in order to survive and to take advantage of this time to put forth Read More...
Round 2 of Covid Relief: What Small Businesses Need to Know
The $325 billion second Covid relief bill -- the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act -- was signed into law on December 27, 2020. The Small Business Read More...
Category: Commentary
Family Businesses Must Plan for the Unthinkable
It's been almost 14 months since the first Covid case was reported and, in that year, a great deal has happened. Very few business owners, particularly in North America, took the potential for a Read More...
Category: Commentary
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...
A Road Map for Resurgence in 2021
The end of the year is typically a time to for EIX and familybusiness.org to showcase their best-read articles from the past year in several broad themes: evaluating opportunities, financing, Read More...
Three Strengths that Can Help Family Firms Survive Covid
Family businesses are unique, with many advantages that stand them in good stead during times of crisis. While there are unique strengths for family-owned firms working in a world changed by Read More...
How 1,100 Family Firms Grappled with Covid-19
For family firms, the Covid 19 experience has been compared to being battlefield doctors: they are surrounded by trauma and uncertainty, and forced to make decisions without any precedent to guide Read More...

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