Family business is hard and can make you want to pull out your hair! Learn how to get along better with your brothers and sisters in your family business.
One of the most common challenges of family business is to create a succession planning process that enables siblings to compete for positions based upon business acumen and business results. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve arrived in a family business and find the oldest sibling sitting at the head of the table […]
Unhealthy and unregulated sibling rivalry can literally kill a family business. I’ve seen it firsthand. Sibling rivalry is hardwired deep inside our bones. I know because I feel it with my own brother and, quite honestly, feel it with some of my best friends. It’s like this innate desire to compete with some of the […]
Too often I see family business siblings wasting a lot of energy trying to show each other up as a leader in the family business. The problem is that this behavior is not only counter-productive it is highly annoying and distracting to the employees in the business. Sibling rivalries have been around forever. It’s a […]