Generation to Generation: How to Save the Family Business

Harvard Business Review

Consider this: In the United States alone, family-owned businesses (FOBs) are responsible for 60% of total US employment and generate 78% of all new jobs. A similar percentage held advanced degrees: 75% of FOB directors and 77% of non-FOB directors. 56% of non-FOB directors).

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If the FOB was a mother's skirt, then these soldiers were pressed hard against the pleats, too scared to venture beyond her grasp. They were Fobbits because, at the core, they were nothing but marshmallow. Crack open their chests and in the space where their hearts should be beating with a warrior's courage and selfless regard, you'd find a pale, gooey center.

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When Persuading, Shout "Fire" Instead of "Police"

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If the lawyers are involved, I can't fob this off on the supervisor. [I wrote this post in 2007.] It's a common problem: a supervisor has an employee who is an obnoxious, arrogant, saboteur whose technical abilities may be strong but whose people skills are an F Minus.

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Ron Edmondson

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