Welcoming new people into a business family can be complicated. But there are a few best practices.
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Adding new people to your family — new spouses, new children, new in-laws — can be joyous. That doesn’t mean it’s not going to get complicated. Advance planning helps.
Making an effort to understand the “system” you’ve married into can help you figure out where you fit in. PLUS: best practices to onboard new spouses
How can in-laws work effectively and successfully in their spouse’s family business?
Is a second wife always destined to be a force of disruption in a business family? Absolutely not. New spouses can have a positive impact on the family’s culture.
Parents may try to ensure that their children are all treated equally. But inequality is inevitable. Here’s how to deal with it.
It’s inevitable that inequality will develop in a business family over time. What matters is how you respond.
Sibling rivalry is inevitable. But when they fester into adult relationships and affect self-worth, that’s a problem.
Navigating behavioral health issues can be especially tricky for business families.
What do you do when you suspect — or you know — that a family member has a substance abuse issue?