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Mutual Respect – The 7th Key to Success in Family Business

If you don’t have mutual respect for someone, you can’t do business together. This is a simple and ironclad rule. Mutual respect is built on the trust that comes from knowing you can depend on other family members, and they can depend of you. *This is the eighth post in a series of 11 on […]

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Genuine Caring – The 6th Key to Success in Family Business

Genuine caring means openly expressing feelings of concern for other family members. One way to let others know you care is to give them your undivided attention from time to time. That’s the best gift you can give to a family member. Taking time to write a postcard, give a family member a call or […]

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Maintaining Relationships – The 5th Key to Success in Family Business

You can’t talk about business all the time. Essentially, families that play together stay together. Taking time to have fun together is like putting money into the bank in terms of your relationships with family members. When times are tough, you can draw on the currency. The enjoyable times can help family members sustain their […]

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