Running a family business is a lot more confusing and trickier than running an enterprise that is inclusive of individuals who are not close-knit or related. The by-product of such a venture oscillates between amazing and terrible.
Family businesses that thrive, usually do so because the family agrees to draw a line between the enterprise and the bond that brings them together. Those that fail tend to do so due to an unhealthy mixture of the bond and the enterprise.
So, what does one do to keep the family business alive?