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Non-Family Board Members Bring Perspective and Growth

  What happens at a family firm with shared ownership and leadership? Matt Nielsen, Managing Director of Nielsen-Massey Vanillas International Europe, is candid about the disagreements and Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Growing Pains? Advice to Recharge and Sustain Growth

Over time, family firms often experience growing pains. The growth of their business may outpace their infrastructure and processes, or their infrastructure and processes may be stifling their Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

From Startup to Midsized Company: Managing the Growing Pains

  With a great product, smart strategy and lots of hard work, a startup can mature into a midsized company, defined as a firm with between $10 million and $1 billion in revenue. This stage is Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

How the Next Generation Can Earn Legitimacy, Respect and Loyalty

Handing off the leadership of a family business is never easy, especially when the heir is viewed as entitled to the crown, rather than deserving of it. This interview with Robert Buday, author of Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Family Firm Values Start at an Early Age

In her third interview with Familybusiness.org, Mitzi Perdue shares strategies from her book entitled, " How to Communicate Values to Children So They'll Love It ." Values, as she points out, help Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Thought Leader Dennis Jaffe: What the Best Family Businesses Get Right

  Dennis Jaffe is a thought leader on family businesses -- an organizational consultant and clinical psychologist, and one of the architects of the emerging field of family enterprise Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Building a Company Step by Step Ch. 11: Product and Company Positioning

  EIX is featuring interviews that explore the principles outlined in Steve Blank and Bob Dorf's book, "The Startup Owners Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company." Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Jon Eckhardt

Strategies for Keeping Your Family Connected

  In her second interview with Familybusiness.org, Mitzi Perdue shares strategies from her book entitled How to Keep Your Family Connected. This workbook, which complements her book How to Make Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

Building a Company Step By Step Ch. 10: Get Out of the Building and Sell

  EIX is featuring interviews that explore the principles outlined in Steve Blank and Bob Dorf's book, "The Startup Owners Manual: The Step-by-Step Guide for Building a Great Company." Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Jon Eckhardt

Fostering Diversity and Inclusion Can Be Good for Business

Diversity and inclusion programs are being embraced by firms of all sizes everywhere. In this interview, family business Editor Kim Eddleston talks with Professor Michelle Duguid, who runs the Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston