Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley

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NON-FAMILY MANAGERSThey Ain’t Kin, But They’re Key

SUCCESSORS • Still Adult Children After All These Years

DIRECTOR’S DESKThe Philosophical Meanderings of Ira Bryck (Director, Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley)

RESOLVING CONFLICT • Conflict: "I Can’t Believe It’s Not Better!"

PRESIDENTIAL WISDOM • Articles about Great Presidents of the United States

JUST BUSINESS • Sometimes A Family Business Is Just A Business

INNOVATION • Out of the Box and Into the Fire

WOMEN & BUSINESS • Behind Every Great Woman is Nothing Compared to What Lies Ahead

SUCCESSFUL SUCCESSIONGetting Along Swimmingly at the Gene Pool

MONEY ISSUESFinancial and Estate Issues: "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash"

INSURANCE • Insure Yourself, It’s Later Than You Think

LEGAL • Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse (but it's better than no alibi at all)

VALUES & CULTURE • Trust, Love, Power and Other Invaluable Values

SENIOR GENERATION • Food for Thought for the Senior ("If I Die") Generation

WEB-WISDOM • You Have Mail: Wisdom from the Cyberland

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS • Everything’s for Sale

BUSINESS TALES • Tales from the Trenches

PLAY @ WORK • All the World’s A Stage: Do You Like What Part You’re Playing?

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Shel Horowitz is a professional writer and the staff writer for Related Matters. Unless otherwise noted in the byline, all articles are authored by Shel, who recently published his sixth book, Principled Profits. Shel can be reached at