Monthly Archives: July 2014

Family Businesses Survive the Test of Time

By Dr. Perry Haan, BAC member and professor of marketing and entrepreneurship and former dean of the Business School at Tiffin University.

Family businesses that are managed by multiple generations of family members can create continuity in those firms. But keeping the business in the family may be more complicated than it first appears. Overall, fewer than 30% of family businesses survive to the second generation and just 10% hold on through the third.

While many founders of companies hope or plan for one or more of their children […]

By | 2017-02-16T18:57:11+00:00 July 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Family Businesses Survive the Test of Time

Hot Business Trends, Cool Advice

According to a recent article on Mashable, many of the top start-ups of 2014 involve the Internet and technology. Customized ecommerce, education technology and mobile app development were all near the top of the list, with the number one start-up being a fairly new concept called the Internet of Things (IoT). The “thing” in this scenario can be a person, animal or object with special monitors that allow communication without human-to-human or human-to-computer contact.

On the less futuristic side, Mashable also lists green technology and business software development […]

By | 2017-02-06T20:34:33+00:00 July 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hot Business Trends, Cool Advice

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