Hiring, Firing and Retaining

Hiring, Firing and Retaining

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Monkey Business Catering – a Family’s Non-Linear Road to Success

In 2001, the Thompsons were forced to sell their farm but remained resolute, driven to define success on their own terms....
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Mitchell Stores: Putting People First and the Science of Hugging

Jack Mitchell, along with his brother Bill, grew their parents’ speciality clothing store, Mitchell Stores, into a model for international, multi-generational family business success. Not...
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Overcoming Sibling Rivalry in the Family Business

Edwin Hoover helps family businesses manage family conflict using the tools and strategies first outlined in Getting Along in Family Business: The Relationship Intelligence...
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How Entitlement Fuels Sibling Rivalry

Professor Enrique M. Soriano, author of "Sibling Rivalry in Family Business", is a World Bank/IFC Governance Consultant, Educator, Columnist and Family Business Coach who...
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The Revolution in Recruitment: The Rise of Predictive Hiring

The rise of predictive hiring has marked a shift in the way businesses conduct recruitment. Data has become pivotal in the search for the...
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The Gig Economy and the Future of Family Business

The philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti said, "One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end." He probably wasn't...
Universal Colors: How a Mother and her Daughters became Leaders in an Unlikely Industry

Universal Colors: How a Mother and her Daughters became Leaders in an Unlikely Industry

Universal Colors, a Peruvian family business manufacturing protective industrial and marine coatings, knows how to weather a storm. Its founder, Juana Antonia Espinoza Reyes, became...
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Hiring Relatives in the Family Business

Quentin Fleming knows the tact that family businesses must exercise when hiring or firing family members. As a small-business consultant, Quentin Fleming discovered that family...
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The Painful Realities of Sibling Rivalry and How to Deal With Them

Angela Civitella had to take on a position of leadership in a family business when she least expected it. Following the premature death of...
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The Avoidable Destruction of a Family Business

Longevity in the family business is a continuing challenge. Statistically, by the end of the third generation, 90 per cent of family businesses have...

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