Innovation in a Family Business

As new products, consumer trends, economies, and business models emerge, it is important for family business owners to adapt and be open to change.

This articles discusses why family businesses must innovate and create initiatives that keep up with changing times.

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https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnists/2018/07/389528/innovation-and-family-firms

Productivity for Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, you are undoubtedly faced with a hectic schedule that leaves you minimal free time.

This articles discusses productivity and time management tips you can use to help you fit more into an already crazy schedule.

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2018/07/05/four-productivity-tips-for-small-business-owners/#748a98137bd9

The Must-Have Discussion in Your Family Business

Although unpleasant, discussing your family business’ short term succession planning is crucial.

This article discusses why family businesses should talk about and plan for the unexpected.

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/lifestages/2018/06/10/every-family-business-needs-to-have-this-discussion/35532513/

Using Blockchain in Your Business

As the blockchain revolution begins, businesses are finding new ways to implement the technology into the products or services they offer.

This article discusses ways that blockchain will eventually change your business, and why your business should be prepared for the blockchain revolution.

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https://www.inc.com/alisa-cohn/blockchain-is-here-to-stay-here-are-3-ways-you-can-use-it-in-your-business.html?cid=hmside3

Developing Productive Employees

As a business leader, motivating employees starts with understanding their workload and doing everything possible to keep your workforce happy.

This article explains why keeping employees happy through commitment and creativity should be a top business priority that will lead to sustained success.

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https://www.inc.com/jeremy-goldman/4-ways-to-keep-employees-happy-productive.html

Tax Reform Impacts so Far

Although it is early, the market friendly tax reform plan has enabled stock market and economic growth so far in 2018.

This article discusses predictions for the market in the future and how the tax plan has caused economic growth so far.

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https://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-what-the-tax-cuts-so-far-have-done-to-the-stock-market-2018-05-08

Succession Planning in a Family Business

As baby boomers begin to leave the business world and move towards retirement, it is important to consider the transition of the next generation.

This article discusses key questions to consider when creating a succession plan that is right for your business.

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http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/opinion/8188652-181/family-business-succession-planning