Family Articles For Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners

Planning Helps the Heart Grow Fonder

The world’s oldest form of business partnership is alive and well. In fact it is thriving and growing. It is the business partnership of two people who live together; they are called copreneurs. Copreneurs make a powerful business team. Their special relationship brings a unique synergy to their company. They also face unique pitfalls. It [...]

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Selling A Business To Family Members

There are nowhere near as many family businesses around as there used to be. They have given way to larger corporations and companies that seem to have very few ties to the modern family. The majority of those family companies and businesses that still do exist are small businesses and may not necessarily have been [...]

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The Most Important Decision of Your Life

On November 19, 2005, a day after having surgery, I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma cancer. I would compare receiving the news to going to the dentist and being numbed. However, this numbed my whole body. For 20 minutes I rushed through all kinds of thoughts and emotions – shock, anger, “why me?” questions, [...]

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