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How family businesses survive for generations - The Daily Star

How family businesses survive for generations - The Daily Star | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Despite the Lebanese government’s failure to provide proper support for the private sector in Lebanon, family businesses have seen remarkable success as the biggest providers of job opportunities in the country, experts say.
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Minnesota family acquires Polaroid majority in $70M deal - USA TODAY

Minnesota family acquires Polaroid majority in $70M deal - USA TODAY | Family  Business | Scoop.it
The Pohlads, who also own the Twins, will bring a "resurgence of our iconic American brand," says the CEO.
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All in the Family - Huffington Post

All in the Family - Huffington Post | Family  Business | Scoop.it
In the present-day U.S., as in 19th-century Europe, a family bank can preserve wealth, provide family members with independent access to capital, and more -- it can substantially lessen the taxes that wealthy families pay on occasions of...
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Family Banks explained here.

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Mapping the Future for Family Firms - INSEAD Knowledge

Mapping the Future for Family Firms - INSEAD Knowledge | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Managing a family business for the long run is like nurturing a tree. If you want to be eating apples 20 years hence, you need to plant the...
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8 ways to grow your gratitude - Monroe News Star

8 ways to grow your gratitude - Monroe News Star | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Is actually good for us? Is that scientifically possible?
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Building Legacies

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RT @TheEIU: How will #management and ownership of family businesses be in 5/10 years? #SuccessionSEA http://t.co/E1DRMipCAu http://t.co/dV1…
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State of succession planning in FB - Survey results found here...

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Heineken's Charlene de Carvalho: A self-made heiress - Fortune

Heineken's Charlene de Carvalho: A self-made heiress - Fortune | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Charlene de Carvalho was a stay-at-home mom with five kids and no business education when, at age 47, she inherited control of Heineken. She decided to take on the challenge. Here, for the first time, she opens up about her remarkable journey.
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What the world would have missed if some parents refused having more than ... - Live Action News

What the world would have missed if some parents refused having more than ... - Live Action News | Family  Business | Scoop.it
There's no such thing as having "only" one or two children because babies aren't a numbers game. But think of these people before you call 2+ irresponsible.
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"Said number six child...."

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Family firms - The Economist

Family firms - The Economist | Family  Business | Scoop.it
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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Family business: "Unspoken values" are key to longevity

Willen Van Eeghen, former CEO of the 352-year-old Van Eeghen Group, believes that every generation of ownership in a family-owned firm must fight to secure l...
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Entrepreneurship sits comfortably alongside risk management and a commitment of next generation to the longevity of the family business. 

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The Lure of Family Business: More Customer (and Employee) Friendly? - 4Hoteliers

The Lure of Family Business: More Customer (and Employee) Friendly?
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Family Ownership Channels to Innovation - INSEAD Knowledge

Family Ownership Channels to Innovation - INSEAD Knowledge | Family  Business | Scoop.it
INSEAD Knowledge Family Ownership Channels to Innovation INSEAD Knowledge Another train of thought however suggests businesses under family ownership are less motivated by short-term profits and show greater alignment between ownership and...
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New research supports anecdotal knowledge that Family Ownership aligns with Innovation...

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Do You Need a Trust? Really? - Farm Futures

Do You Need a Trust? Really? - Farm Futures | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Do You Need a Trust? Really?
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A trust can name successors to run the business and provide uninterrupted management. Here are five situations in ...
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Holiday Bonding: A Boost for the Family Business - Fox Business

Holiday Bonding: A Boost for the Family Business - Fox Business | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Family businesses that play together stay together
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Dan Siegel - Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain (Family Action Network)

Dan Siegel - Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain (Family Action Network) Siegel illuminates how brain development impacts teenagers' behav...
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Here's help for the parents of teens. They are all going back to school soon enough...

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3 Tips To Avoid A Majority/Minority Stockholder Smackdown - Forbes

3 Tips To Avoid A Majority/Minority Stockholder Smackdown - Forbes | Family  Business | Scoop.it
“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” - Animal Farm, George Orwell Most of us had to read Animal Farm in school.
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Gene & Georgetti picks Rosemont for first expansion - Chicago Daily Herald

Gene & Georgetti picks Rosemont for first expansion - Chicago Daily Herald | Family  Business | Scoop.it
The oldest family-owned steakhouse in Chicago is opening a second location -- the first time the owners have done so in 75 years -- in Rosemont.
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Hope they keep the great staff and welcoming atmosphere of Rosewood intact...

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Keeping ownership in the family: part I, rights of first refusal - Lexology (registration)

Keeping ownership in the family: part I, rights of first refusal - Lexology (registration) | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Many closely-held businesses have adopted agreements among their equity owners that restrict the owners in what they can do to sell or transfer their…
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Shareholder buy sell agreement unpacked nicely here.

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Just months after turmoil, Market Basket pays bonuses - Nashoba Publishing

Just months after turmoil, Market Basket pays bonuses - Nashoba Publishing | Family  Business | Scoop.it
TEWKSBURY -- In another sign of a return to normalcy at Market Basket, the company paid out bonuses to employees this week that match or exceed what the chain has awarded in past years.
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 Family businesses value their employees!

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THE "Lucky Sperm Club", as Warren Buffett likes to call it, is still going ... - Business Insider

THE "Lucky Sperm Club", as Warren Buffett likes to call it, is still going ... - Business Insider | Family  Business | Scoop.it
THE "Lucky Sperm Club", as Warren Buffett likes to call it, is still going strong in the commanding heights of business.
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Family led firms are "surprisingly important"?

We're not surprised....

 

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The key to a successful business? Keep it in the family Family business ... - CNN

The key to a successful business? Keep it in the family Family business ... - CNN | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Small-to-medium size businesses dominate the marketplace in Germany.
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Lack of Integration Hurts Loss Control at Family Enterprises - CFO Magazine

Lack of Integration Hurts Loss Control at Family Enterprises - CFO Magazine | Family  Business | Scoop.it
Family enterprises need to employ an integrated approach to risk management to better control their losses.
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Learn more about protecting your company and managing risk in your family business herehttp://www.luc.edu/quinlan/risk/education/advancedriskmanagement/

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Grebe's employee of 68 years ready to retire - Wausau Daily Herald

Grebe's employee of 68 years ready to retire - Wausau Daily Herald | Family  Business | Scoop.it
After 68 years of faithful service, Charlotte Richetto is retiring from Grebe's in Wausau.
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Thank you for your service Charlotte!  A story of longevity and stewardship of the family business.

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How winery owners can preserve legacy, fairness - North Bay Business Journal

How winery owners can preserve legacy, fairness - North Bay Business Journal | Family  Business | Scoop.it
SANTA ROSA -- Wineries in transition from founder to children can be rife with highly emotional, charged conflict that can threaten to rip the family apart and wreck years of business cultivation.
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The Courage to Lead - Huffington Post

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The Courage to Lead
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Never a public company with absentee so-called "owners" placing short-term capital market demands on company decision-making, DNV was owned by a foundation until its merger with GL in 2013.
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