Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Doing business with dad

In honor of the upcoming Father's Day I thought this was a great article about father/son business yeams. From california mortgage rate partnerships to many other small businesses around the country this article talks about what it is like for fathers and sons to work together in small business.

"(My son) Eric was always complaining about the politics and structure of corporate life," said Gary GrefRath, 66. So Gary, who taught a small business management course at the community college, decided that the two of them should start their own small business.

Because of Eric's technical skills and Gary's sales and marketing experience, they chose to open an AlphaGraphics franchise, which offers digital copying, printing, archiving and mail services to other small- and medium-sized businesses.

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