Perhaps the most common problem in family business relationships occurs when there is a conflict between two family members, and one or both then involve a third family member, saying something like, “Do you know what Charles did to me?”
The third person should resist getting caught in the middle. If this happens to you, establish a boundary by saying something such as, “I’m really sorry he did that to you, but you know, you’re going to have to work that out with Charles.” This will save many headaches!
*This is the eleventh post in a series of 11 on The Ten Keys to Success in Family Business.
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