How do I get the interest of my family to participate in my business? | Butz Bartolome

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Butz Bartolome shares business advice.

Getting the interest of your family to participate in your business can be challenging, but there are several strategies you can try:

  1. Communicate the benefits: Clearly explain the benefits of participating in the business, such as the opportunity to work together, build a legacy, and potentially increase family income.
  2. Involve them in the planning process: Ask for their input and ideas on the business, and make them feel like they are part of the decision-making process.
  3. Create a clear job description and expectations: Ensure everyone knows what is expected of them and their role in the business.
  4. Provide training and support: Offer training and support to help them succeed in their roles.
  5. Offer incentives: Consider offering financial incentives or bonuses to encourage participation and motivate your family members to put in the extra effort.
  6. Have family meetings: Schedule regular family meetings to discuss the business and keep everyone informed about its progress.
  7. Trust and respect them: Show your family members that you trust and respect their abilities and value their contributions.
  8. Be patient and persistent: Building trust and interest takes time, be patient, and continue communicating the benefits of working together as a family.

Ultimately, involving your family in your business can be a rewarding experience, but it’s essential to approach it with clear communication, realistic expectations, and a willingness to work together.

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Armando Bartolome is known as the Philippines’ Franchise Guru, a mentor to numerous micro entrepreneurs who are now themselves big names in the industry. For questions and more information, you may contact Armando “Butz” Bartolome by email: or his social media