Dr. Amy Katz

Where Are You in the Lineup?

Where Are You in the Lineup?

I recently heard Shankar Vedantam, NPR’s social science correspondent, talk about the effects of birth order on how children develop. No surprise, the segment got me thinking about how birth order plays out among siblings in family businesses.

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Listen to Your Parents: Be Financially Savvy

Listen to Your Parents: Be Financially Savvy

I first started Daughters in Charge after moderating a business roundtable whose members were all young women working in their family’s business. Fast forward five years and we’re still together. In our meeting yesterday I was reminded once again about one of the reasons why I thought these women were special, and still do: they are financially savvy.

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Summer Memories

Summer Memories

What memories will you make for yourself this summer? Between working in your family’s business, and for some of you, figuring out summer schedules for other family members, you may not even be thinking about what kind of experiences you can create for yourself.

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Raising Wealthy Children

Raising Wealthy Children

I recently heard about an entrepreneurial woman who started a business that now employs her husband and over 100 employees. The business has been enormously successful. The couple has two young children and all is well – except that they are starting to worry about a problem they never thought they’d have: raising wealthy children.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Family Business

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Family Business

As part of a family business, it is often easy to become isolated from the rest of the world, especially if your company does not directly interact with customers. It is all too easy to lose yourself in the day-to-day job until you find yourself doing the same thing...