Are Your Kids' Infected With "Affluenza"?

Many family business owners devoted long hours and tremendous energy to their companies to get them off the ground. They were frequently away on business trips, and they worked nights and weekends to make their dreams come true. When the children were young, the entrepreneur was often absent. Later in life, when the owner has climbed the ladder of success, he often tries to make up for the time when he was absent during the children’s early years by lavishing expensive gifts, cash, company stock, or vacations on them.

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