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  • Next-Gens Offer Advice on Joining the Business

    Joining the family business as a next-generation family member can be challenging. Many next-gens fear they’ll be written off as entitled or too young.

    What’s the best way to prove your w...

  • Family firms excel as ‘best places to work’

    Fortune magazine recently released the latest edition of its “100 Best Places to Work” list. This is the 20th year the magazine has compiled the list, and it marked the occasion by rec...

  • Study: Family firms lead in innovation

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  • Six generations of ranchers

    In the last 150 years, not all that much has changed in ranch life. The Snedden family knows that because they’ve been raising cattle on the same land in Maricopa, Calif., since the 1860s.

    ...

  • Fourth generation gives new life to old building

    Some people have a lucky pair of socks, or a pair of earrings that brings them success. For the Sterns/LaCasse family, it’s an address: 4 Madison Ave. in Skowhegan, Maine.

    Frederick Sterns ...

  • A slow but sure transition

    Tom Flesch, CEO of Gordon Flesch Company in Madison, Wis., chuckles as he describes his ascent to the presidency of the office equipment dealer in 1986. "My dad pretty much just did it one day," To...

  • Promoting family togetherness

    It took courage and spunk for two adventurous young men to launch an advertising agency in Detroit in 1929, when the country was teetering on the brink of the Great Depression.

    Lawrence Miche...

  • York Athletics: A family business in three acts

    York Athletics sprang from a little guilt, a storied history and the entrepreneurial spirit of five brothers who came together to compete with some of the most iconic brands in the world. While its...

  • Life after leadership

    About six or seven years before Dave Juday retired as chairman of IDEAL Industries in 2014, he decided it was time to make a major change—so he grew a beard.

    Juday is the grandson of J. Wal...

  • Building a sustainable family enterprise

    Craig Lloyd used to sit his three daughters down every Christmas and ask how they would handle the family real estate business if he died suddenly.

    The business was still relatively small, an...

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