Being able to recognize the existence of silent barriers is the first step to determining their Root-Cause. Root Causes are particular circumstances or dilemmas that activate silent barriers.
To diminish the influence of silent barriers—in this example, the anxiety, overwhelm, and fear being experienced by the founder about facing life in retirement – concerned members of the business-family can begin to explore ways to approach the founder with recommendations for root cause remedies.
Such Remedies As:
This diagram illustrates an example of how we work with business-families to move successfully past silent barriers and towards harmonious family-business solutions.