Don’t Leave the Fate of Your Family Business to Chance

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Family Business Owner standing proudly at the entrance to his store

Create a family business succession plan that works for you.Every business needs both a short- and long-term plan in place for unexpected and planned events.Ideally, succession planning should begin the day you take over a business.Those parents that are most successful at passing the torch are the ones that have created a culture in which transition is welcomed and encouraged.

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Overcoming the Grief Connected to the Sale of a Family Business

Jerry Inglet, Ed.D |
Emerald GEMs

June 29, 2021—For many family business owners, the company they developed and grew over the years has shaped their identities, given them purpose, and may have been the catalyst for keeping their families together. Following the sale of a family business, some may feel a sense of loss and perhaps even regret, unsure about what to do next.

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Why You May Need a Family Business Employment Policy

Marguerite C. Weese |
Emerald GEMs

March 23, 2021—If your business employs family members, or if you are thinking about hiring relatives for the first time, consider the benefits of a family business employment policy. Not only can a well-thought-out policy lead to greater family harmony, but it can set up your employees—and your business—for greater success as well.

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