Familial communication patterns can create stress in the business environment. Assumptions, stereotypes, and emotional baggage often cloud judgment, reactions, listening, and getting to know someone as an adult versus just a sibling or child. Many believe a Will, Trusts, and business agreements are the crux of succession planning; however, as Joe Chastang found out, it involves much more.
Where there are people, there are complexities because people are layered and diverse creatures. As Joe shares, addressing the technicalities such as wills and trusts are important, but what was incredibly valuable was learning how to deal with each other better. Understanding what makes each other tick, values, and preferred communication styles helped them know how to approach each other better, communicate better, hire better and make more money.
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For more insight from Joe Chastang of Chastang Ford, check out the next episode in the 10-part series: Balancing Family and Business