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Insuring the survival of your family business

By: Yasmine Omari, Manager, Family Enterprise Consulting, Deloitte, Middle East

While family businesses tend to be a labor of love, carefully nurtured by their founders, many unknowingly expose their businesses to certain risks by virtue of failing to conduct the necessary risk assessments or implement the necessary precautionary measures. 627 more words

Celia on the Verge

It came to that in the end, Max needing someone and Celia not needing much of anything as far as he knew. If she had required real cash, he wouldn’t have approached her. 2,576 more words

One Family You Should Avoid

It’s not a secret: don’t work for a family business unless you’re part of the family.

Yet people do. They fail to heed the warning. 184 more words

Career And Work

ENTREPRENEURIAL FAMILIES IN BUSINESS ACROSS GENERATIONS, CONTEXTS AND CULTURES

CALL FOR PAPERS – Journal of Family Business Management

SPECIAL ISSUE ON: “ENTREPRENEURIAL FAMILIES IN BUSINESS ACROSS GENERATIONS, CONTEXTS AND CULTURES”

Guest Editors:

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5 Tips for Running a Healthy Family Business

Family-owned companies make up between 80 to 90 percent of businesses in the United States. But only 30 percent of new family businesses survive into the second generation. 690 more words

How Not To Hire A Guy Like Me

You Can Fight Fraud. And Win.

We all know Smokey the Bear’s slogan. “Remember – only you can prevent forest fires.” You can use the same slogan for fraud: only you can prevent fraud in your company. 461 more words

Lessons For CEOs

7 Ways to Avoid the Feuds that Destroy Family Businesses: A Litigator's View

Family and other closely-held businesses typically start off as ventures between relatives or close friends who trust each other. They often operate informally without following, or even without creating governing documents or agreements. 101 more words

Avoiding Litigation