5 Ways to Keep Your Kids From Fighting Over Your Will

It is your worst nightmare. You’ve passed away, and now your adult children no longer speak to each other. Circumstances around your death have destroyed the family you spent your life building, Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Patrick O'Brien

How Small Business Owners Can Navigate Inflation

Editor’s note: This article is part of Lessons from Leaders, a Next Avenue initiative made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and EIX , the Entrepreneur Innovation Exchange. A Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Terri Williams

Wealth Can be Hazardous to Future Family Business Leaders

  Preparing the next generation for leadership is an important mission for family businesses. But all too often, the comfortable lifestyle that family wealth makes possible does not do the Read More...

Category: Interviews

Author: Kimberly Eddleston

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business

Over the years, Noah Alper, 75, has started and run five businesses and a nonprofit school. Four of his ventures — including Noah's Bagels and the natural food and housewares chain Bread & Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Richard Eisenberg

Be Careful When Using Home Equity to Finance a Business

With home equity at record levels, many are discussing the benefits and dangers of using home equity as a source of small business capital.  But nobody is talking about how state foreclosure and Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Dwight Kealy

These 10 Common Accounting Mistakes Can Doom Early-Stage Enterprises

  In tough operating environments, firms will need to closely monitor their financial and operating results to ensure financial survival. An ineffective or non-existent financial/accounting Read More...

Category: Applied and Practice

Author: Phil Greenwood

How Startups Can Prepare for Hard Times

EDITOR'S NOTE: Investment in startups by VCs declined by almost half for the year ending June 30, 2023 over the same period a year earlier. As a result, many startups -- even those that Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

Family Firms: How Much Cash is Enough?

For years, corporate governance scholars and activists have assumed that cash-rich companies are less vigorous about using resources, leading to the loss of shareholder value. In line with this view, Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Authors: Yuliya Ponomareva , Domenico Cambrea , Daniel Pittino and Alessandro Minichilli

Is Structure Good or Bad for Startups?

After the emergence of the Lean Startup, many entrepreneurs choose to test the market for their product and run a lot of experiments before scaling their businesses. At the same time, some take a Read More...

Category: Research Insight

Author: Andrea Contigiani

Six Steps to Help Artists Thrive as Entrepreneurs

  For centuries, in many cultures, a career as an artist has centered on public performances, public exhibitions, and public perceptions of perfection and virtuosity.  As artists we’ve Read More...

Category: Commentary

Author: Sarah Marty