It's All Relative

Family Business

Family Businesses Need Active Boards

In a multi-generational family business, outside board members can bring tremendous value and help relatives shape their business strategy.

by Tom Hubler

Breaking Down Emotional Fences

Family businesses cannot function well unless family relationships are loving and healthy.

The Power Of Love In Business

Love is the foundation of a productive and successful business family.

The Family Common Vision

Family members should draw on their religious backgrounds and family values to unite behind missions for their businesses.

Don't Mix Business With Family Holidays

The holiday season is a time to build family values and enjoy family members, not a time to debate business strategy.

The Silent Treatment

Avoiding a discussion of family disagreements simply magnifies problems.

Mom Caught In The Middle

Family dynamics can easily become disruptive when the balance is off between the family and business.

Other Columns

Dale Kurschner's

Editor's Note

What Happened To Listening?

It’s time we unite, and take back ownership of our nation’s identity.

Dan Haugen's

Fuel for Thought

NABERS: Australian For Efficiency

Honeywell says Minnesota could boost commercial building efficiency by importing an energy policy from Down Under.

Mark Sheffert's

Corner Office

It's Time To Say 'Goodbye'

Reviewing essential themes of my 15 years writing the Corner Office.

Vance Opperman's

Open Letter

Why We Need More Bill Coopers

To: Gov. Mark Dayton, State Capitol, St. Paul, Minn.

Sarah Lutman's

Performing Philanthropy

Fostering Civility And Discovering Common Stakes

Public radio’s Krista Tippett and On Being expand their Civil Conversations Project.

Sima Griffith's

Guest Commentary

Encouraging Entrepreneurs

Some thoughts on promoting the creation of new business in Minnesota.

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