Admitting when things aren't quite 'right' between family members communication difficult conversations difficult times family business in five succession top tips

So your website talks about how proud you are to be a family business. Team photos of key family members and a lovely 'family history' timeline with black and white photos of generations before.  

You build on the fact that that you're a family-run company, trusted for years by loyal...

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How do you conquer the fear of change in a family business? change communication difficult conversations family business in five leadership top tips

Change. Such a small word but can often cause such BIG problems in a family business. Especially when it comes to transitioning the leadership of the company from the current leader, to their next generation. 

That's because, on the surface, change is the antithesis of everything we...

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Is 2022 the year my Dad finally talks about me taking over the family business? communication difficult conversations getting started succession top tips

By Amalia Brightley-Gillott

If you've been working in your family business for a few years now, you're probably starting to think about taking on much more responsibility. Not to mention the possibility that maybe, one day, you could be leading the business when your Dad retires. 

Let's...

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