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Rural Entrepreneurs are Finding Success
This article is part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange . Part of the Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Chris Farrell
Don't Ignore the Personal
Successful enterprises demand the same things as successful family relationships: commitment, passion, communication, lots of time. Inevitably, the demands of running a business conflict with Read More...
Category: Commentary
Our Best Relationship Advice for Entrepreneurs Our Best Relationship Advice for Entrepreneurs
Successful enterprises demand the same things as successful human relationships: commitment, passion, communication, lots of time. Inevitably, the demands of running a business conflict with personal Read More... Read More...
Category: Commentary
Becoming the Boss: Advice for Women in Family Businesses
Every family business founded or led by a man eventually must go through a changing of the guard -- and today more women relatives are taking over the helm from a patriarch. Despite this progress, Read More...
Category: Interviews
Too Much Love in the Family Can Hurt
In a family business, family dynamics can make the business run smoothly or run aground.  Many researchers have studied how family members relate to one another and how that affects company Read More...
Surprising reasons owners exit family businesses
Only about a third of family businesses make it to a second generation beyond the founder.  Conventional wisdom says that these firms falter because the owners didn’t have a succession Read More...
Encouraging Family Business Members to Go the Extra Mile
Family firms typically emphasize one of two management approaches: stewardship, which stresses participation, adaptability and family harmony; and agency, which emphasizes discipline, management and Read More...
Understand Your Family Firm's Core Strengths and Weaknesses
It's been said that, “Once you have seen one family firm, you have seen just one family firm.” While it’s popular to say that every family firm is unique, as a researcher I take issue with the Read More...
Native American Entrepreneurship is Expanding
This article is part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, the Entrepreneur and Innovation Exchange . Part of the Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Chris Farrell
Following Your Second-Act Dreams When the World Says Don't
(This article is part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX .) Second-act entrepreneurship is a certifiable trend, Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Chris Farrell

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