How does business strategy differ from family strategy? The principles are very much the same, but the people are very different. Most companies have a strategy. Most families have none. No one wants to work for a business without one. However, most people are happy to live in a family with none. A family is the basic unit of enterprise. It makes sense to have a plan. So today we are reviewing our family plan, in the living room, with my wife, our four young children and me. We are not just a family business, our family is business. How do you run your family?