(by Art Saxby as appeared at ChiefOutsiders.com) Ever had a portfolio company that ate up every bit of advice you had on how they could run better, but could not seem to grow? We at Chief Outsiders see this all the time. Often the best run companies have the hardest...read more
As one of the newest dragons to join reality TV show Dragons’ Den, Tej Lalvani has gained a reputation for being less of a fire-breather than his peers. But the entrepreneur is no pushover, having helped turn his family vitamins business into a £300m enterprise over the last decade.
It’s not necessarily a bad thing the family business revolves around you, if you’re doing what you love. Work the hours you want and make the money that affords you the life you desire.
Many veterans continue to give to the nation upon their return home, in many different ways, including starting small businesses with their families. That’s where the Coalition for Veteran-Owned Businesses comes in.
Family businesses have now reached a broad public awareness. 75 percent of all companies in Europe are family enterprises, which account for almost half of the gross domestic product and account for 50 percent of all jobs.