We think small, talk small, hear small, eat, sleep and breathe small. Because when you’re trying to connect with a small business, you must understand everything about those who run them.

When Business is a Family Affair

Leo Tolstoy posited at the start of Anna Karenina, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” How about family-owned businesses (FOBs)? They represent 16% of small businesses in the U.S. Are all the happy ones alike, and the unhappy ones uniquely miserable?

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An Unusual Business Path Toward Curing a Disease

A mother has gone from being an audit specialist to running a biotech company in an effort to help her daughter.

Karen Aiach, founder and CEO of Lysogene, on her journey: “The biggest challenge for me at the beginning was that I was not a scientist or a clinician or gene therapist. I was a mother taking responsibility to build a program and manage it.”

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