January 2016

Most Popular Content of 2015

The following is a list of the most-read content on our website in the year just ended. Although some of the articles were written in earlier years, they continued to be of interest to ...Read more

Family ingathering

In 2014, members of the family that owns Sycamore, Ill.-based IDEAL Industries participated in what was to be a routine telephone meeting to discuss arrangements for an upcoming Family Business Network conference. "It was the first time we were going to a conference as a big group," recalls Jamie Tucker,...Read more

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Nine strategies to preserve your company as a family business


Will future generations be able to keep your family business in the family? As a reader of Family Business, you probably already know that the odds are against this. Still, Frank Perdue had some ideas that can help you beat those odds.

Perdue Farms is now in its fourth...Read more

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Faith, family and fair governance

When Slovakian immigrant Andrew Duda and his three sons, John, Andrew Jr. and Ferdinand, planted their celery in Central Florida in 1926, they also planted seeds that would enable a successful family enterprise to take root: a pattern of continuing diversification, with a strong faith as a foundation.

Today, A....Read more

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