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Dear Fred

How do you suggest working to resolve a very ugly situation with a large ego in a family business when he wants the whole business for himself, more money and complete autonomy?

Fred's Response

You have a very difficult problem and I doubt that reason will solve it. You might look into any legal benefits that you enjoy. It sounds simplistic, but make this an urgent matter of prayer. Pray that you will have the strength to endure and the wisdom to correct. I don’t know enough of your specific situation to offer any other specific advice. I have seen this repeated in family situations where an individual such as you described becomes head of the family business.