What happens when your co-founder is your father? Entrepreneurs explain the best and worst parts of running a family business--and how mom always gets called in to settle disputes.In 1997, Steve Heinz decided to sell the business that he had founded 17 years earlier, EnergyCAP, which makes software for managing utility bills.The buyer? Enron.Five years later, after Enron had gone belly-up, Steve rescued the business from bankruptcy court."I picked up the pieces of my business, so to speak,” he says.
Do you really believe that neglecting yourself and living in overdrive will build your business faster? Time to debunk that myth.Imagine that you are a pilot, flying to a dream destination.Suddenly the air pressure in the cabin drops; your brain goes into overdrive as you frantically assess the problem and work toward the solution. With adrenaline pumping full speed, you refuse to take the time to put on your oxygen mask.
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