Navigating Challenges in Family Businesses

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John Broons

John Broons is a globally awarded family business expert. One of only three people in Australia to hold the coveted title of Fellow of Family Firm Institute (Boston, USA), John has dedicated his working career to answering the question: how do I guide and support families in business to a place where they’re thriving?

Challenges of being a family member in a family business

When envisioning a family business, the idyllic image of harmony and success may come to mind. However, the reality can be quite different when you are balancing family ties with business responsibilities. In this article, I delve into the challenges faced by family members within a business, discussing balance of nurturing family bonds amidst the inevitable challenges.

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Navigating tough conversations in family businesses

In family businesses, the expectation of tough conversations is not uncommon. Disagreements, disharmony, and occasional disconnection are part of the package. These challenges, if left unaddressed, can become significant barriers to both the success of the business and the well-being of family relationships.

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