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Succession, Money, and Relationships Were Top-10 Topics in 2023

FamilyBusiness.org aspires to be the #1 peer-reviewed resource for thought leadership in family business for owners and leaders, students, and professors. To achieve this goal, we are building a Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Mat Hughes and Kimberly Eddleston

Remote Work, Financing and AI Were Top-10 Topics in 2023

Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange (EIX) aspires to be the #1 peer-reviewed resource for thought leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation for students, practitioners, and professors. To Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jon Eckhardt

Good Intentions Can Sow Dysfunction at Family Businesses

People wear many hats at family businesses: owners, managers, and family members. All too often, says family business advisor Sara B. Stern, they're thinking like family members rather than owners Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Sara Stern

Changing Expectations at Work

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is part of Navigating Change, a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX . Younger workers are entitled prima donnas who Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: MP Dunleavey

Our Family Business YouTube Channel Has Launched!

FamilyBusiness.org, a leading resource for family business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in learning more about family businesses, is excited to announce the launch of its new YouTube Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jennifer Gessner

Family Business Succession, Innovation, and Compensation: What You Need to Know

Family business succession planning, innovation, salaries, legacy, and values are topics that all business families grapple with at times, especially when they include multiple generations with Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Mat Hughes and R. Adam Smith

How Families Can Run Their Businesses With Both Head and Heart

FamilyBusiness.org Senior Editor Mat Hughes recently appeared on R. Adam Smith’s LinkedIn channel to talk about a challenge that all family businesses face: the pull between the passions and Read More...

Category: Commentary

Authors: Mat Hughes and R. Adam Smith

Build the Strong Family Bonds That Lead to Business Success

Strong emotional bonds between family members underpin the success of family businesses. But all too often, being emotionally or geographically distant can weaken those bonds and undermine the Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

e-Fest Grants Can Help Schools Fund Entrepreneurship Programs

e-Fest®, our annual business idea competition for undergraduates, returns April 18-20, 2024. If you're a professor or advisor to students in an entrepreneurship program at an accredited US-based Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Jennifer Gessner

From Riches to Rags and Back: One Entrepreneur's Heartfelt Journey

Many entrepreneurs dream of the day when their hard work pays off with riches and financial security.  For Grant Muller, that day came before he was age 30, when the startup he was involved in Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Grant Muller