Working With Family Members: It’s Not Personal, It’s Just Business


If you’ve ever been in business with a family member, you know there are several advantages, but even the most-dedicated, hard-working family member can experience or create tension, stress and conflict in the company. Can you really separate your family history, emotions and knowledge you have of a person at a deeper level and also have a great working relationship?

Families have successfully worked together, but there are reasons why it’s worked. What are the qualities that facilitate successful family working relationships? What are the common issues in practices that exist within companies that employ family? If you are in … Read the rest