2) Relationship Fit – If you were to join the family business or family office, who are the 3 or 4 family members that you would interact with most regularly regarding the family business, or whose support you will be in most need of to be successful? These individuals might be your manager, direct report, colleague, a board member, or a significant owner to whom you would be accountable.
For each person, assess the likely quality of your working relationship on a 1 to 5 scale using the four factors listed below.
a. How easy would it be to work together?
(1) Very difficult
(5) Very Easy
b. How enjoyable would it be to work together?
(1) Not enjoyable at all
(2) Not enjoyable most of the time
(3) Somewhat enjoyable
(4) Most enjoyable
(5) Always enjoyable
c. How productive would you be working together?
(1) Difficult to get things done
(3) Easy to get things done
d. How much would you each learn and grow by working together?
(1) Learn a little
(3) Learn a lot