About the book

In this honest, no-nonsense guide, learn how people get trapped in their family businesses, why they don’t leave, and what can be done about it.  Based on interviews with family business members, owners, and advisors, Trapped in the Family Business sheds light on this common yet unexamined problem−and offers step-by-step solutions.

  • Identify warning signs and avoid common traps
  • Learn from others’ experiences and insights
  • Develop a plan of action to manage and improve this situation
  • Explore valuable resources to help navigate this complex challenge
Trapped in the Family Business is a valuable resource to those who want to realize how normal their struggles are, clarify their thinking, and generate not just options, but hope.
Greg McCann, Founder & Director Stetson University’s Family Enterprise Center, authorWhen Your Parents Sign the Paychecks.