Knowing that I teach and talk about Difficult Conversations she asked, “So how do I get him to listen?”
Are you giving your children the room and permission to communicate their true thoughts and feelings? Have you asked them for feedback?
Are you non-judgmental in hearing what they have to say?
Are you open to hearing that perhaps they wish to sell the business or take it in a new direction?
The business is like a baby to many founders so these messages can be hard to hear.