As owner and founder of Alternatives to Conflict LLC, Carolyn Rodenberg has an extensive background in negotiation, business development and communication.
Her firm, located in Virginia, focuses on solving and preventing conflict in the workplace, which includes mediating differences at play during the succession planning process. Through her work, she has facilitated positive changes within family-owned and closely-held businesses, such as farm operations, telephone companies and banks.
Written by Carolyn:
Farm Journal Magazine 1/3/2015
Every family business has conflict. Conflict happens when things change. Conflict, in and of itself, is not good or bad, but the way we respond to conflict has deep repercussions for the family and the business.