From Louis Dreyfus Holding to Merck, Cargill, Ford and many others, most of the world’s oldest companies are family owned. Ethical values, a constant ability to adapt, long-term planning and an entrepreneurial spirit: the most iconic family businesses demonstrate all of these characteristics, which contributed to their strength. What lessons can be learned from the world’s oldest family businesses? And how can you integrate these lessons while tailoring them to your own business’s specificities?
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