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UFB Newsletter Issue #079 Learning and Innovation
January 10, 2008
The Key To Family Business Success
ISSN 15465640

Understanding Family Business brings you articles and tips from Family Business Experts who understand family values and business systems.

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Understanding Family Business

January 10, 2008 Issue #079

Family Business... Business Family

Learning and Innovation Strategies

Learning and innovation are two linked strategies for successful family businesses.

Learning and innovation strategies for your family business can be examined within the context of nine predictions of macro trends.Here are five of those nine changes that will shape innovation...

  1. Most People Will Work From Home
  2. Virtual Offices, or Intranets, Will Replace Physical Offices
  3. Networks Will Replace The Organization Chart
  4. Trains Will Replace Cars
  5. Suburbs Will Decline

Read more about all nine trends here.


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Website Conversion Strategies

Check "website conversion strategies" on any of the search engines and you'll get a lot of hits. Most will lead you to buy a product or system that is supposed to help. The sad truth is that you could spend a lot of time and money getting this help and still not build a successful family ebusiness.


It's not because these products are bad as such.

It's because they deal with conversion as a narrow topic, usually focused on selling - "Do these x things and marvelous results will happen!". The reality is that website conversion is the end-result of an entire planning and building process - a system.

Read more here.

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