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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.
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The Family Business Help Desk is a resource family business owners can use to get expert advice on family and business issues that are hurting their family's business
Our family business strategy master can help a family business owner realize the true potential of the business.
Family feuds won't kill your family business if you follow these seven simple tips.
Being a family business troubleshooter can be akin to being in a room of mirrors.
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.
The single best succession management strategy is to create an advisory board. Learn why,and how in this interview with a succession management expert.
Marketingand Advertising Law - six key questions for family business owners to ask
Change management theories BPR and TQM are partial. The Theory of the Holonomic Organization finally seems to be a complete theory for change and adaptation.
Family Business Consulting resources provided by Atlanta-based Family Business Institute offer tips and success strategies for family businesses
Building consensus about how the business should be operated, now and into the future, is one of the most difficult problems confronting family businesses.
Nexters and the succession process - succession is not a spectator sport!
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.
Performance metrics requires that the major work functions in every department be identified both in terms of volume and time. The premise is that work not measured cannot be managed.
Ask The Family Business Expert - Here's your chance to ask our family business expert about issues and concerns you may have about your family business.
Risk management insurance should be considered as part of the risk management plan for every family business
Family businesses should consider using a digital marketing expert to increase sales and profits
Family Business Experts 20 person team is nationally recognized for our work in pioneering the multi-discipline approach to solving the unique and complex problems that impact the family business.
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.
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.
The transition of ownership from one generation to the next can cause havoc in the family business and the family. Here are three ideas to help ensure success for your family business.
Business communication is always an important function that family businesses need to manage with a clear vision and strategy.
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.
Customer relationship management trend [CRM] focuses on how sellers can use in-depth marketing intelligence to build trust, loyalty and long-term engagement with customers.
The buy-sell agreement is a specialized form of shareholder agreement that deals with ownership transfers.
United States immigration policy encourages foreign entrepreneurs and family businesses to immigrate to the United States.
Chaos Busters - The Management Guide will make your work easier and more effective. Ideal for improving your organization's performance, creating a mission statement or doing SWOT and GAP analysis
Southern Business Research strategies enable businesses to improve growth and profits
A family mission statement helps to separate the family's interaction with the family business.
Addiction Treatment Recovery Process should include helping family members and friends needs to be on a par with helping the addicts and alcoholics
Learning and innovation are two linked strategies for successful family businesses. Here are nine changes that will shape innovation.
Family Business Experts is the best family business resource on the Internet. We offer hundreds of great strategies and tips for families in business together.
Manager Magazine Bulgaria published an interview with family business expert Don Schwerzler
Providing for a child with a disability is complex and challenging. We interview two authors who answer all the questions and show us the techniques such as special needs trusts.
BF Cohn Winery celebrating 40 year anniversary - wine, food and music in harmony
Exit planning is necessary because you will transfer your business interest - either during your lifetime, or you will die or become incapacitated. Learn how to avoid the chaos of forced liquidation.
Family business innovation drives entrepreneurship, not caretaking. Learn how to start an innovation program and 10 mind sets that have to change.
Family business analytics can be the key to growing your family business in size and profitability
Chaos Busters For Business Owners - A Management tool to make your business more effective