Items Tagged with 'Family Business'

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Immigrant, refugee population research won’t change GR’s boyhood image

October 6, 2017
West Michigan is a landscape vastly populated by private, family-owned businesses, the majority of which expect to remain family owned. Read More

What would your grandfather do? Crisis and the family business

September 15, 2017
Crises are not unique to family-owned businesses, but they do present unique challenges. Read More

How to be a valuable asset on your company’s board

March 31, 2017
Are you the next generation of your family’s business? Do you currently serve on a board or want to serve on a nonprofit board? If it’s the latter, why do you serve? Are you an effective board member? Perhaps you would like to do more for the organization but can’t seem to make the time. Read More

Protecting the family business from fraud

December 30, 2016
“It happened to me.” Read More

Proposed business discount eliminations will not be finalized in 2016

November 25, 2016
Sprinkled among the political thunder and lightning we’ve tried to escape this year is a proposal to change tax rules affecting transfers of ownership of family businesses. Read More

Retirement strategies for the family business owner

September 16, 2016
Which type of business owner are you? Read More

Family business best practices: an overview

July 8, 2016
What does it take for a family business to be world class? Read More

Family meetings: identifying exactly who is in the room

April 29, 2016
Everyone has that odd uncle who shows up at family events and creates awkwardly memorable situations. Read More

Four mistakes family business owners make with their exit plan

February 19, 2016
Have you ever seen someone walk unsuspectingly into a glass door? Read More

Succession planning: the first step to transferring ownership

October 2, 2015
It is no secret the odds are stacked against closely held business owners when it comes to successfully transitioning their businesses from one generation to the next. Read More