Mark Constantine, the extravert founder of the Lush cosmetic chain, has been known to conduct important meetings with young children in the room; if they don’t like it, he doesn’t do business with them.
But the odds are stacked against entrepreneurs with families. Happy marriages are based on time and effort, two things business owners have little to spare.
Luckily advice is readily available. In this Inc.com article, writer Meg Cadoux Hirshberg talks about her husband, Gary, the founder of Stonyfield Yogurt in the US. Her key tips are communication, attention, and knowing when to turn off the Blackberry.
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