Understanding Conflict in Families of Wealth

By Blair Trippe Working Through Differences Everyone fights over what matters to them. When unrelated people fight, they can choose to walk away and end relationships. When family members fight, it’s not that easy. It’s more difficult to cut ties, since family...

Should We Stay Together as a Family Enterprise or Separate?

How to Figure Out if Sharing Assets Still Makes Sense By Doug Baumoel Defining Family In the back of your mind you may be asking this question: Should we continue managing our wealth, business, or philanthropy together at this point, or should we go our separate ways?...

It Isn’t Always Fighting: Family Business Conflict

Can you recognize family business conflict? Few people are eager to admit their family has conflict. Especially now that social media reminds us daily that our friends have perfectly harmonious families (!), it can feel like a failing to admit that there are tensions...

Collaborative Law: Resolving Disputes, Without Burning Bridges

Overcome Conflict with Legal Representation but Without Going to Court By R. Paul Faxon, JD, Senior Consultant In our litigious society, many people think first of going to court to resolve their disputes. But “lawyering up” doesn’t have to mean “going to war” and...

Harmonize Through Conflict in Family Business

“We don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note. Only notes that are different can harmonize. The same is true with people.”  Steve Goodier All enterprising families experience conflict, and how to handle conflict is a top concern for family...
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