The Family Business Blog [short for "web log"] is our mini-journal about Family Business Experts. It lets you know...
Building consensus about how the business should be operated, now and into the future, is one of the most difficult problems confronting family businesses.
What kind of estate plan do you need? Flexible.estate planning - learn how to do it here.
Family business analytics can be the key to growing your family business in size and profitability
Financing a business. Here's what you need to know and a comparison of advantages and disadvantages of different sources for financing your business.
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.
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.
A contingency plan uses strategies required to cover the death or incapacitation of key family managers.
An online disaster tool kit should be part of the contingency plan for every family business.
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.
Breaking up - divorce - has financial ramifications in every family business, and emotional ones in every business family.
Family Business Consulting resources provided by Atlanta-based Family Business Institute offer tips and success strategies for family businesses
Alcoholism impacts family businesses - tell us your story!
Manager Magazine Bulgaria published an interview with family business expert Don Schwerzler
Conflict negotiations in a family business are complex because they involve family, management and ownership issues.
Responsibility diffusion is critical impediment to successfully growing a family business
Our family business executive coach can help a family business realize its true potential - helping businesses perform better and improve the value proposition
RIF security strategies should be considered by family businesses owners when they are considering a reduction in force.
Risk transfer is about deciding who will bear the risks that you have identified and that you can't completely control or avoid.
Innovation is a key leadership practice
Risk monitoring keeps your risk management plan relevant and up-to-date.
Risk management must be for risky businesses... we're a family business and we're not risky. So, we don't need risk management...right? WRONG! Spend a few minutes with us, and we'll show you why.
A functional alcoholic is a person fighting alcoholism without the classic signs of full blown alcoholism.
Risk management insurance should be considered as part of the risk management plan for every family business
Tactical tips for dealing with succession in a family business
Our succession management process is gaining international recognition. Learn why as we describe it from the most important perspective - the clients.
Business plan outlines provide the backbone for your business plan. We compare two popular business plan outlines to show you that the backbone does not need to be rigid and fixed in order to provide
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.
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.
SWOT Analysis is one of the best strategic tools you can use. Learn about how it can focus you internally on strengths and weaknesses and externally on opportunities and threats.
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 conflict can destroy a family business and wreck family relationships
Our family business strategy master can help a family business owner realize the true potential of the business.
Identity theft prevention applies to companies as well as individuals. This case study shows what happens when company checks are stolen.
What is digital marketing and how can it help grow a family business both in size and profitability
Family feuds won't kill your family business if you follow these seven simple tips.
developing a coronavirus business recovery strategy can help the business survive.
Who should write your business plan?
The buy-sell agreement is a specialized form of shareholder agreement that deals with ownership transfers.
Succession planning has changed. No longer a secretive ritual, it is now approached as a process rather than an event. We'll show you the keys to effective succession planning.
Alcoholism is a disease that can hurt family businesses when a key family member is losing the battle with alcohol addiction