“It’s mine, it’s mine”, I recall one of the members of my organization, The Family Business Council of Greater New York tell me about an argument she had with her brother. They were fighting over a stapler. The stapler represented a toy they fought over when they were kids. Power vs control?
This is one of many stories that typify conflicts in a family business. Conflicts between siblings, conflicts between a husband and wife, conflicts between father’ and son, father and daughter – it doesn’t matter as it all comes down to the same thing; power vs control. […]