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How to Defuse and Recover From Family Business Conflict

  The emotional conflicts that beset family businesses can be difficult to weather. Heidi Vermeer-Quist, a clinical psychologist, family business consultant, and third-generation shareholder of Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Family Business Patriarchs and Matriarchs: When Is It Time to Move On?

  Successfully handing over a family business to the next generation of leaders requires both careful planning and exquisite timing. The next generation must be competent enough for leadership Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

An Innovation Challenge Can Help Employees Feel More Connected

  PD Instore , which designs and builds product displays that help companies create a great customer experience, found an innovative way to help its employees feel more connected with one Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Here's Why Family Businesses Need Branding

For family businesses, branding goes well beyond logos and advertising slogans. It gets to the heart of what makes a family firm successful and admired by customers, suppliers, employees and other Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Help Your Family Business by Helping Others

When Katie Rucker was asked to lead a $15 million fundraiser for a local Ronald McDonald House, her twin sister Jenny Dinnen at first worried about running the family business without her co-leader. Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

The Entrepreneur's Dilemma: How Do You Know When It's Hopeless?

Many entrepreneurs launch a venture with great certainty, passion, and grand hopes for the future. However, at some point the dream begins to dim. They might receive negative feedback about their Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Vincent DeFilippo

Let's Talk About Money -- and Trauma

  For better or worse, our genetics and childhood experiences spill into our adult lives -- and in the case of family businesses, they affect how we view our family coworkers and the wealth our Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Generative AI Can Help Family Businesses Innovate and Grow

EDITOR'S NOTE: FamilyBusiness.org Senior Editor and EIX contributor Mat Hughes spoke with leading AI researcher and innovation expert Paavo Ritala on how new generative AI technologies like ChatGPT Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Mat Hughes and Paavo Ritala

Generative AI Can Help Grow Your Business

Generative AI technologies like Chat GPT can change knowledge work and improve business functioning, allowing us to grow the business, innovate and create wealth. FamilyBusiness.org Senior Read More...

Category: Interviews

Authors: Mat Hughes and Paavo Ritala

Why Family Businesses Must Mind the (Generation) Gap

  Family businesses are unstoppable when they benefit from the wisdom of founders and older leaders and the forward-thinking, innovative outlook of the next generation. But all too often, these Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston