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Family business, redefined

Flashback to the late 1980s, when this pilot fish is working for a small vendor that sells accounting software to small businesses.

“Although our programs were text based, they had drop-down menus like Windows, which made them easy to use by folks just starting out with computer technology,” says fish.

“Our salesman made a sale to a family business where the father was the owner and his daughter, in her early 20s, was the office manager. Being the lead installation tech, I arranged an initial meeting to discuss the installation and training that I would provide.

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