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Noted adventurer and serial entrepreneur Richard Branson once wrote, “However important business is, family always comes first.” I think we can all ag ...

A Wifi Refugee, a coffee and some cows

It’s a snowy day at 8,000 feet above sea level in Colorado, which -- while picturesque -- is bad for working. Internet access in the hinterlands of no ...

A symbol of endurance

The Zildjian family knows a lot about longevity. In less than four years, the family and their company will celebrate 400 years in the music business. ...

And for our next act … a succession at Family Business Magazine

When I first joined Family Business in the summer of 2000, I thought the main issues facing family companies were...

Five New Year’s resolutions for family businesses in 2021

The tumultuous events of 2020 have had a profound impact on family businesses across the country. With many companies furloughing...

Laird Norton acquisition helps secure family’s long-term mission

In early December 2020, the Laird Norton family took a major step to secure its long-term mission to serve multiple...

Positive psychology can help family firms in tough times

Adding to the well-known challenges that families in business together have always faced are the hardships created by the COVID...

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