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Is Addiction Sinking Your Family Business?

In September 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a plan to spend an extra $144 million toward fighting the opioid crisis. Ninety-one Americans die each day from opioid abuse. But as Mitzi Perdue, prominent family business specialist, noted in her commentary on Fox News  »  Read More

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The Single Worst Question to Ask in Family Legacy—Part III

Exercise of poor character can’t be blamed on personality. I’ve been discussing the worst question to ask in family legacy discussions: Why can’t you be like me? It’s such a poor question because it assumes that the person that you are speaking to is not adequate and needs  »  Read More

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The Single Worst Question to Ask in Family Legacy—Part II

In my last blog, I spoke about the single worst question in family legacy: Why can’t you be like me? Why is it the worst question? It assumes that who you are as an individual in the family system is not good enough, doesn’t measure up—and that you should be something other than  »  Read More

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