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Tavern Has the Recipe for Appeal and Profitability
The restaurant industry is among the riskiest, with sometimes perilous finances and a high failure rate.  But in Bristol, Rhode Island, bustling DeWolf Tavern has mastered the art of building a Read More...
Category: Commentary
5 Benefits of Having a Multigenerational Family Business
Article originally published at NextAvenue.org , which has partnered with EIX.org on a series of high quality features about family business and entrepreneurship. Part of the America’s Read More...
Category: Features
How to Run a Family Business Successfully
Article originally published at NextAvenue.org, which has partnered with EIX.org on a series of high quality features about family business and entrepreneurship. Part of the AMERICA'S ENTREPRENEURS Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Kerry Hannon
From Entitlement to Contribution
When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching. -- Robert Bly A client told me once that all a family member needed to come Read More...
Category: Commentary
How a Family Business Can Develop a Social Mission
Article originally published at NextAvenue.org , which has partnered with EIX.org on a series of high quality features about family business and entrepreneurship. Part of the  AMERICA’S Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Kerry Hannon
Let's Get Professional: Family Firms Need HRM Practices
Hiring, training, appraising and compensating the right people in the right way is a crucial element to the success of any organization. It is commonly assumed that many growing family firms are not Read More...
How Can the Family Business Cope When a Key Non-family Exec Leaves?
Over the past few weeks, Smith & Taylor Law Firm has been dealing with the shock and logistical changes brought on by a key executive of their practice deciding to resign. Paul Duffey started at Read More...
Trust Me: I'm a Salesman
Entrepreneurs must believe in their products or services deeply enough to explain their worth to potential customers or clients. For most, this means learning to sell for the very first time -- an Read More...
Category: Commentary
Thriving or Trapped in the Family Business?
For some individuals, working in a family business can be an incredible gift.  For others, it's a prison without any chance of parole.  For those who are feeling trapped in the family Read More...
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Author: Michael Klein
When entrepreneurs raise entrepreneurs
Family businesses are the backbone of many economies. However, many potential successors of family businesses decide not to join the family business at first, but to become entrepreneurs themselves. Read More...

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