Identifying what makes a successful family business manager is a frequent topic for family business advisors. In this contribution to the Harvard Business Review Blog Network, "How to Thrive While Leading a Family Business", Josh Baron and Rob Lachenauer try to break it down to four distinct attributes common to all the success stories. 

Although not novel, their observations reaffirm the differences between family businesses and the rest of the business world and what makes a family business so challenging and rewarding.

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