By Suzanne Woods Fisher

ISBN-10: 144123263X

ISBN-13: 9781441232632

"Amish Values to your Family is captivating! it is going to carry your spirits and produce you toward the Amish."--Cindy Woodsmall, New York Times bestselling writer ofWhen the Soul Mends

When it involves robust households that understand how to actually get pleasure from existence jointly, there's a lot we will study from the Amish. simply how do they identify such robust relations bonds, such deeply held values, and such remarkable family members traditions? In Amish Values to your family members, bestselling writer Suzanne Woods Fisher stocks the secrets and techniques of Amish relatives existence. during this inspiring and functional ebook, you'll meet genuine Amish households which are much like yours. via their tales you'll notice how to

slow down
safeguard kinfolk time
raise little ones who stand powerful of their faith
prioritize what's actually important

Amish values like group, forgiveness, basic residing, obedience, and extra will be your loved ones legacy--without promoting your motor vehicle or altering your wardrobe.

Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling writer of Amish Peace and Amish Proverbs, in addition to the Lancaster County secrets and techniques novels. Her curiosity within the Anabaptist cultures may be without delay traced to her grandfather, W. D. Benedict, who was once raised within the outdated Order German Baptist Brethren Church in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne is the host of a radio exhibit referred to as Amish Wisdom. She lives in California.

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Developing compensation policy is a vital and complex part of business, and it is particularly challenging and important in family businesses. SHAREHOLDER LIQUIDITY The Investment Ethic in Family Business Many family businesses grow shareholder value aggressively in their early generations by plowing cash flow back into the business. They grow equity value, while giving little thought to liquidity. Sustained growth is the primary goal, and this can be accomplished quite efficiently when capital is grown, and reinvested.

Many family businesses are also significant contributors to local economies through the creation of employment, and they often develop close associations with the communities where they are located. These close associations can add great value to the business. Family Employment Family businesses face the additional challenge of effectively managing family employment. In small family businesses, family members are often the source of relatively cheap labor that will work longer hours and provide greater employment flexibility.

In larger families this is generally not a problem. In some cases, sons born to mistresses have been welcomed into the family in order to secure both ownership and management continuity. In other cases, adoption or business sale has occurred, and occasionally a business empire may be left to charity. Strategies Concerning Death and Inheritance Another area that demands strategic planning is death, regardless of how strange that may sound. It is important to be prepared for a situation in which the “wrong” person dies in the wrong country and in the wrong order.

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