Common Conflict Areas in Business Families; Part 2 in a 3-Part Series


Last week we laid out the premise that there is an inherent, built-in, conflict between family and business because their desired outcomes are different.

The purpose of the family is to foster connections to each other. The purpose of a farm business is profit. The common denominator between farm business and farm family are the family members who work and live in each realm.

We will flesh out the more common differences in this post so you will be able to spot these conflict areas if they appear on your family farm.

Click here to read the rest of the post. Tim Schaefer is a regular contributor to Farm Futures writing on the topics of transition planning, leadership development, peer groups, and management.