Elephants in the room create friction, tension and unease for a family business. It affects family members, the operation of the business and morale.
The elephant can be the hardest thing for everyone to talk about – whether you are an owner, family employee or non-family executive. You might need to discuss transition or succession, but you can’t bring yourself to have these conversations the way things are.
You want these problems resolved and the foremost questions in your mind are: “Where do I start?” and “Who can resolve it?”