Picking up the Pieces

Family Business Advisor, Ana Silvia Resende, walks through the emotions and issues that arise both in the family and in the business when a family business family member dies. How can a family both process their grief and still come together to keep both the business and the family on track? Resende shares stories and her advice for individuals and the family as a whole when going through this difficult time.

Time Stamps and Key Takeaways from the video are below.

Time Stamps:

[0:10] Why is dealing with death in a family business so complex?

[1:02] How do you prevent natural emotions from getting in the way of the business functions?

[3:43] Were the wishes for succession clear?

[5:09] What are the special challenges for business families navigating the death of a loved one?

[7:50] What are the common mistakes that family business families make?

[9:58] How do you come together as a family to get through hard times?

[11:47] What does the owner room need to consider in the immediate aftermath of a death in the family?

[13:20] How can you honor the legacy of the deceased while still moving forward?

Key Takeaways: