Did you know that 50% of US GDP is generated from family business? Or that 35% of the Fortune 500 are family companies? Chances are very high that you have worked with your parents, children, siblings, or spouse at some point. These businesses struggle with issues that can feel unique or strange, but they’re really not. This free white paper is intended to help solar, geothermal, or building performance contractors who are working with (or thinking about working with) a family member. It applies to any generation.
Topics covered in this paper include:
- Keeping the business professional
- Respecting one another’s role
- The importance of family meetings and outside advisors
- Succession planning