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How Gamification Can Help Family Businesses
Conceptualization that is induced by the play (Kolb & Kolb. 2005). This study echoes the thesis of John Dewey (1916), one of the most influential thinkers in educational theory in the 20th Read More...
Women: Prepare to Lead Your Family Firm
If you're reading this article, you may want to lead your family business someday but have not yet taken control of the direction your career is heading.  Or perhaps you are experiencing some of Read More...
Category: Commentary
Unlocking the Innovation Potential of Family Firms: An Assessment Tool
When it comes to innovation, family firms often are trapped in an “ability–willingness paradox”: the superior ability to innovate is unrealized because of fear of innovation. Our research 1 Read More...
Trust Your Mentors, and Your Gut
Bernette Dawson named her line of skin care products "Made Organics," which stands for "Mother Approved Daily Essentials." The idea for the business was born after Dawson's son developed a skin Read More...
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Hyannis Country Garden is a Family Business With Deep Roots
This feature and video are part of  America’s Entrepreneurs: Making it Work , a Rewire initiative made possible by the  Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation  and  EIX, the Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Alauna Yust
How Midlife Entrepreneurs Can Reach Their Target Audience
(This article and podcast episode are part of America’s Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX, Entrepreneur and Innovation Read More...
Category: Features
The 5 Money Mistakes That Blindside Entrepreneurs
Whether you are starting a family business or inheriting one, managing finances strategically helps protects both the business and the family.  Yet many entrepreneurs start a business without Read More...
Category: Commentary
Businesses Named After Founders Enjoy Greater Returns Businesses Named After Founders Enjoy Greater Returns
By Sharon Belanzon, Aaron K. Chatterji and Brendan Daley Business history is filled with legendary companies named for their founders: Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Read More... Read More...
The Family Business: Matching Older and Younger Entrepreneurs
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 . When a Read More...
Category: Features
Author: Kerry Hannon
Case Studies, Movies, TV Shows and Other Family Business Resources
The demand for family business education is soaring around the globe, and several higher education institutions are introducing new courses and programs that focus on this dominant type of business Read More...

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