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Category: Family Businesses and Partnerships

David Gage
Are you considering entering into a partnership? Do you have a partnership that's not working so well? Jim talks with David about how to find out if your proposed partnership has a chance of success even before you start, and what you need to do to work on the partnership you already have.
David Gage
Small business partnerships are difficult to pull off successfully, and David talks with Jim about what to do when things go south in a business partnership.
Family businesses are always challenging, but especially during the holidays, and Ellen talks with Jim about some of the things families who work together can grow closer during the holidays, or at least not hurt each other.
Lowell and Lori join Jim to talk about how their family business has been successful, including a passing of the leadership torch from father to daughter.
Tom joins Jim as he broadcasts live from the IBM Security Summit, Orlando, Florida to talk about family businesses in the United States. He explains how these family run businesses impact our economy and how they have changed in the last few years.
Abdullah joins Jim to discuss how his father founded a tiny watch company 15 years ago and today has grown it to significant small family business jewelry store in America. Abdullah and his family are beneficiaries of the great work of the Arnold Palmer hospital as a result of their premature daughter who weighted 1 lb at birth and who has become a beautiful energetic 2 year old.
David Gage
David joins Jim to talk about steps that should be taken PRIOR to starting a partnership that will contribute to a successful business partnership.
Ellen and Jim celebrate her 8th anniversary of being on the show by talking about what it takes to successfully transition a family business from one generation to the next.
Have you ever seen a paint manufacturer that was a small busienss? Well, that's what Chip's family business does, and they're one of about 400 small paint manufacturers left in the U.S. Chip shares his thoughts on what it takes to be a little fish in a big sea of sharks, and how to find success there. Hint: It's not about price. This interview is part of Jim's participation in the Tulsa Chamber's Business and Technology Showcase.
Paul introduces the story of his company that was founded by the children of the holocaust survivors and grew from a family business to the largest provider of none-dues revenue projects for chamber of commerce.

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