Advice for an Amicable Breakup

November 18, 2011 in Conflict Resolution and Communication in Family Business

If you follow any of my past articles, you'll see that I seem predisposed to keeping the family business intact. Sometimes, however, it seems too difficult to keep it together. Family history, conflict between siblings or spouses, distrust among partners, or simply different goals in business and in life occasionally suggest that it may be time to divide the family enterprise.