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The Rules of Mixing Business With Family and Friends

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It’s the one business concern that won’t go away. Some observers and seasoned entrepreneurs alike vehemently warn against going into business with family and friends, having witnessed or experienced the negative fallout of relationships and deals gone bad. 1,503 more words


Most powerful women leaders running family businesses

“STUDIES have shown that women-owned firms outperformed the male-owned firms on many levels, including return on investment.”

All over the world and predominantly in Asia, family-owned enterprises have been dominated by men. 854 more words

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Irish Brokers Association lifetime achievement award 2015

It’s always nice when someone says well done and thanks. When it comes from your peers it’s unusual and so a bit special.

It happened to me last Thursday evening in… 830 more words

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Time to stop tinkering

Over the years one of the biggest challenges I have encountered during succession in family businesses is when the outgoing owner cannot let go and usually unintentionally continues to step into day to day issues. 417 more words

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Real Story #3 - Intelagard

Intelagard: Intelagard is a highly specialized company which has developed innovative decontamination systems for both industrial use in spill remediation, and military applications involving chemical or biological contaminants as well as fire suppression and multi-hazard response. 363 more words

Winter On The Farm

By Katie Thacker

The last big snow storm of the year rolled in … our biggest yet.

As the storm began, snowflakes as big as baseballs (no kidding) were the talk of the town. 136 more words


Asset Protection Questions to Ponder

Did you see in the news recently that Yellow Cab in Chicago had to file for bankruptcy because of a $26 million judgment against one of its taxi drivers who caused an accident which paralyzed a person? 350 more words