In an honest, no-nonsense guide, Michael Klein shares his insights on how individuals get trapped in their family business, 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 practical solutions.
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.
Trapped in the Family Business effectively explores the complex issues that inevitably arise when trying to find one’s way in a family business. Speaking as someone who grew up in one, this book is relatable, compassionate, and addresses a problem that can too easily become a painful lifelong struggle.
Trapped in the Family Business is a great read for anyone who has felt the pressures of family and the fear of change while in the turbulent world that is family business. Klein does a fine job examining how we get trapped and how we can move toward feeling free without chewing off our own leg.