Family business members influence each other genetically, psychologically, legally, financially and through shared history. Your family dynamic and practices can lead to much business strain and toxicity.
|The addition or replacement of one person in the business has massively changed the relationships. You are the addition and feel that you are tiptoeing in a minefield.||Who might be feeling ‘put out’ by you coming on board? Your approach might be upsetting the unofficial leader – who is that?|
|When you started the business together you liked each other. Now whatever one says the other takes offence.||You may have lost sight of your 'why'.
You may have become entrenched.
|You nurtured your business. Your children joined, and the family firm you always wanted came into being. Their disagreement with your plans presents a threat to all your hard work and authority.||The real and hidden reasons for the conflict.
Assumptions made because of position in the family structure and its ‘at home’ practices.
|Decision-making in the business has become fraught. Board meetings degenerate into something that members who are not family find themselves having to tolerate.||Team members are unable to be objective/have hidden agendas?
A fresh perspective may be needed.
Non-family members sense of well-being is being impacted.
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