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September 12, 2022 - Issue #70

Women Can Help Family Firms Innovate – but Socioemotional Factors Matter
Even as more women step into leadership roles at family firms, long-held attitudes and practices may prevent the business from realizing all the benefits they can bring. Read More...
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How to Keep Remote Workers Inspired and Engaged
Tradition-bound businesses will need to change how they manage people to keep them happy and focused on achieving business goals. Read More...
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Be Yourself: Advice For Women in Professional Services Businesses
Women in finance and other businesses that sell advice can struggle in male-dominated cultures -- but they can flourish in their own businesses. These tips from financial advisors can help. Read More...
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September 2022

Family CEO Burnout: How to Prevent, Recognize and Deal With It
How can leaders keep themselves from getting worn down or recognize burnout in themselves? And what should family members do if they see their leader struggling? Read More...
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'Big Family:' Relatives Outside the Family Business Can Help It Thrive
Too often, family businesses are caught up in their own small circle of relationships. Expanding that circle provides fresh perspectives and helps them thrive. Read More...
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Rest in Peace, Your Majesty

All of us at mourn Queen Elizabeth II's passing, and reflect on her unflagging class and dignity in leading one of the world's most visible and remarkable families.

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Four Reasons Why Your Next Hire Should Have a Side Hustle

by: Steve Blank and Nancy Forster-Holt / Commentary

Running a business helps a student think like an owner and develop soft skills and "grit" -- all qualities that companies value. Read more...

Advice for Untangling Conflict in a Family Business

by: Kimberly Eddleston / Commentary

Janme Sinha of Boston Consulting Group talks about how soft emotional issues and hard business issues can tear families apart. Read more...

Classical Music and Blockchain Taught Me to Think Like an Artist

by: Christos A. Makridis / Commentary

Artists are not taught to go past the step of creativity into the operations and business development needed to build a business, whereas entrepreneurs are generally trained the opposite. Read more...

Is a Recession a Good Time to Start a Business?

by: Siri Terjesen / Research Insight

Contrary to what you might think, ventures that are launched during a recession and survive it can gain long-term strength – if they build efficient operations. Read more...


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Supported by the Richard M Schulze Family Foundation

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