If “The Godfather” truly provided the answer to any business question, there would be a lot less angst about how to motivate employees. It’s not a stretch to contend that business was simpler under the Mob’s thumb. Processes and procedures were understood: family came first.
I often discover that I don’t fully understand a subject until I write about it. It’s one of the things I love about my work: each article I write, each topic I cover, leaves me with a token gift.
This time around, I delved deeply into family firms.