There are Pros and Cons to Working in a Family Business. Here are Five Things to Know.
I grew up in a family business and in franchising. My parents owned a hair salon which they eventually franchised. As a family, we ran the franchise system and also owned a few salons. Throughout my childhood, I ran around the office playing with the copy machines and the telephone system. I remember sweeping the warehouse floors as a kid and learning how to properly merchandise retail products in the salons, among other things.