Coping with Family-Business Ills

You can cure most family-business troubles without turning to outside help if you take the time to educate yourself

"Luck's a chance but trouble's sure," the poet A.E. Housman wrote, speaking to the wisdom of preparing for problems as opposed to counting on good fortune. Even the most serendipitous family business will encounter trouble at some point. Some family business leaders may turn to attorneys, accountants, family-business consultants, and other experts to provide essential support.

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