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Seven Steps for Solving Business Problems

Learning How to Eat an Elephant  By Mitzi Perdue Successful people all do one thing: they solve problems. They don’t just stare at a problem and wish it would go away. The magic key to solving your big, difficult, looming business problems is to break them down into smaller parts and then deal with these […]

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You Want Your Family Business to Last?

Five Tips for Getting There! By Mitzi Perdue You may be familiar with the statistic that 70 percent of family businesses don’t make it to the second generation. The big question is: how can you beat these odds? Family members need to learn some basic cultural attitudes. They need to know that they’re part of […]

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It Wasn’t Raining When Noah Built the Ark: Prepare for Family Business Quarrels Now

By Mitzi Perdue There’s no such thing as a family business without conflict. If you Google “family business feud,” in less than a second, you’ll get roughly 1.2 million hits. And that of course is the tiniest fraction of the number of family business disputes that do not show up in the Google search engines. […]