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On Marshmallows and Books

We had a great session at our Women in Family Business Peer Group! We started off with the Marshmallow Challenge: Two teams of 4 were tasked with building the tallest structure they could manage using string, tape, and dry spaghetti. A jumbo marshmallow had to be placed on top – and the structures remain sound – in order […]

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Leading Others

Employee Engagement

How do compaines engage and motivate employees? Don’t know? Come find out on March 19th at our next educational program facilitated by Skip Murray of Murray Associates. He’ll lead a discussion on “Keys to Engaging and Motivating Non-Family and Family Employees in oyr Family Business.” Skip really knows his stuff and will have a great panel of

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job safety

Your Business Goals and Why Safety Should be Included

Submitted by Graham Shippy – Safex, Inc. Part of planning for the upcoming year includes establishing your business goals and what you’d like to achieve. Research shows that when a business has measurable goals in place, they’re more likely to accomplish them. Further, more than three-quarters of small business owners say they haven’t achieved their

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