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Religious cults - Praying or Preying? Harold Copus interview.
An effective business system is the legitimate goal of any business, including a family business. Here we look at the same nine dimensions that are critical for the family business to master.
Southern Business Research strategies enable businesses to improve growth and profits
Start an affiliate program - create a new revenue stream for your family business
A family mission statement helps to separate the family's interaction with the family business.
Performance appraisal forms are essential for recording and documenting the performance evaluation process, so they protect you from lawsuits.
Alcoholism is a disease that can hurt family businesses when a key family member is losing the battle with alcohol addiction
Family eBusiness may be mission crititcal to the survival of a family business.
Business communication is always an important function that family businesses need to manage with a clear vision and strategy.
Intra-family loans are common practice for family businesses according to leading expert DON SCHWERZLER.
Mom's role as Chief Emotional Officer (CEO) of the family in a family business
Altruistic Marketing is a great marketing strategy for family businesses.
The family succession plan must be done and agreed upon before a succession plan can be successfully developed and implemented for the family business.
ERP application software mistakes - learn the top 10 ERP mistakes made by companies dealing with ERP.
A battleground can result in the family business from mixing good family behaviors with an effective business system.
The 4 Ps of marketing classify the controllable elements of your marketing plan. Product, place [distribution] and promotion are all expenses; price brings in revenue.
Professionalizing family business management is the most difficult and emotionally destructive problem confronted in family businesses. Learn how to handle it by evolution rather than revolution.
The original Family Business Institute is Atlanta based and founded by Don Schwerzler - provides tips and success strategies for family businesses
Family business telephone consultation is an effective means to get a real time solution for a family business issue.
Don Schwerzler founded the Family Business Institute in the early 80’s. Headquartered in Atlanta, it became the very first multi-disciplined, full service resource for family-owned businesses.
Atlanta-based Family Business Institute is a leading Family Business Resource Center (FBRC) providing connected solutions to the unique and complex issues that confront family businesses.
Our Family Business Assessment process has been perfected over 40 years working hundreds of family businesses, large and small and a broad spectrum of industries
Being a family business troubleshooter can be akin to being in a room of mirrors.
Lukes Wings provides transportation for families whose sons and daughters are recovering from combat wounds and in rehabilitation
An advisory board made up of experienced outsiders brings a fresh perspective to problems and opportunities that face both the family and the family business.
Family business advisor Don Schwerzler, top family business expert and founder of the Family Business Institute has been studying and advising family businesses for more than 40 years.
Worcester Wreath Company shows us the value of seeing opportunity in crisis and the advantage of acting on a good idea when it comes along.
Family feuds won't kill your family business if you follow these seven simple tips.
Family foundations are a great tool to harness the energy and creativity of retiring family business owners. But they can be costly and involve a lot of red tape.
Family Business Expert Don Schwerzler offers success strategies for family businesses
Our succession management process is gaining international recognition. Learn why as we describe it from the most important perspective - the clients.
RIF security strategies should be considered by family businesses owners when they are considering a reduction in force.
Corporate governance now has new accountability standards. ODS-OL is the perfect tool for Directors and executives who need to meet these new standards.
Bid Government Contracts is an under-used business development strategy for family businesses
Nexters and the succession process - succession is not a spectator sport!
Chaos Busters - A Management Guide for consultants and advisors. Ideal for improving your client's performance, creating a mission statement or doing SWOT Analysis
Family Business Consulting resources provided by Atlanta-based Family Business Institute offer tips and success strategies for family businesses
A Captive insurance company can be much more than a risk management tool for family businesses.
Outliers - The Story of Success provides interesting observations from Malcolm Gladwell that can be applied to family-owned businesses.
Risk management insurance should be considered as part of the risk management plan for every family business