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Industry-leading tower business sets sights on supporting next generation

November 22, 2022

Craig Snyder calls his company a “laboratory of human development.” He says it everywhere from new-hire orientations to […]

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Lessons learned on multigenerational farm lead founder to form firm that supports family businesses

September 21, 2022

For Agatha Johnson, the roots of business ownership go deep – back to her great-grandfather Edward Kappenman, who […]

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Family business owner, startup leader joins Prairie Family Business Association team

August 1, 2022

The newest member of the Prairie Family Business Association team is a small family business owner himself with […]

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Spouses of family business owners take center stage at upcoming webinar

July 6, 2022

It’s an often overlooked role in a family business, despite the fact that spouses can play a significant […]

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CEO of one of nation’s oldest family businesses will help guide others at upcoming retreat

June 13, 2022

A sixth-generation owner of one of the nation’s oldest family businesses will help other families as they look […]

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People, planet, profit: 3 elements that lead toward true sustainability in business

March 23, 2022

It is possible: Creating sustainable practices in business can lead to retaining people and increasing profits. And Heidi […]

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Struggling with culture in your business? Their strategies will help

March 9, 2022

Ask family businesses – or any businesses, for that matter – what could be improved, and increasingly culture […]

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Joseph Astrachan

Family business expert to address family dynamics, best practices

February 16, 2022

With more than 40 years of experience working with family businesses – plus his own – Joseph Astrachan […]

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Entrepreneurial strategist to help address business issues in real time at upcoming event

January 19, 2022

Mike Michalowicz has definitely lived the ups and downs of business. By his 35th birthday, he founded and […]

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Looking back and ahead, The First National Bank embraces next generation and family business best practices

December 27, 2021

A bank doesn’t reach 136 years old without learning to evolve, transition and plan for the future. So […]

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