News: Q&A


Fourth-generation family business builds on tradition of quality home furnishings, flooring

June 16, 2021

Since 1925, the name Tollefson’s has come to be associated with a reputation for excellence in the home […]

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Top-rated speaker offers path to ‘you on your best day’

April 7, 2021

In business, every day is showtime. But is your performance hitting the mark? Michael Allosso is the No. […]

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When it’s time to sell the family business – including to family – keep tax strategy in mind

March 17, 2021

Sell your business – or part of it – to family and avoid taxes. Does it sound like […]

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Optimize your business’ board: Attend this upcoming Board School

February 17, 2021

Whether your business uses a board of directors, is thinking about starting one or if you serve on […]

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‘Stop fighting on the way to the funeral home’ with this family business strategy

February 8, 2021

Jolene Brown brings a few nontraditional tools when she meets with family businesses. The veteran professional speaker and […]

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When business owners retire: Well-known entrepreneurs share strategies to life after role as CEO

January 5, 2021

Creating a plan to transition family business leadership is one thing – executing it is another. What does […]

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Family business meetings: What to do, what to avoid

December 30, 2020

The end of the year is a great time for taking stock of your business and looking toward […]

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Family-owned appliance retailer enters next generation during historic year

October 21, 2020

The oldest family-owned business in Watertown has a history of overcoming challenging times. Since 1911, appliance company Dugan […]

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Virtual winery introduction at J. Lohr Vineyards, wine tasting to cap off upcoming business conference

August 31, 2020

Attend a virtual winery introduction at the J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, learn the family’s success story and […]

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Mother-daughter team draws on ‘wealth of experience’ to help clients through uncertain times

July 8, 2020

With nearly three decades of financial advising behind her, Mary J. Howard knows a lot about helping others […]

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