Sister Demands 50% of Business, Chaos Ensues 😱

Diply Social Team
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Starting a small business is no easy feat, and when family gets involved, things can get even more complicated. One woman found herself in a sticky situation when her older sister demanded a 50% ownership stake in her business. The sister had been helping out with some administrative tasks, but was she really entitled to half the company? Let's dive into this family drama and find out! 😬

The Small Business Beginnings 📈

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Sister's Role in the Business 📋

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The Workload and Pay 💼

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Time for a Rebrand 🔄

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Sister's Ownership Ambitions 📝

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Initial Offer and Disagreement 🚫

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Sister's Counteroffer: 50/50 🤔

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The Point of Ownership? 🤷

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Husband's Advice 💡

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The Financial Reality Check 💰

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Sister's Anger Erupts 🌋

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Apologies and Silence 🤐

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Family Holidays Ruined 🦃🎄

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Family Feud Over Business Ownership 💔

This small business owner found herself in a whirlwind of family drama when her sister demanded a 50% ownership stake in the company. Despite her sister's limited role in the business, she insisted on an equal share, leading to heated arguments and even ruined family holidays. With emotions running high, can this family find a resolution, or will this business dispute tear them apart for good? Let's see what the internet has to say about this situation... 🧐

Employee demanding 50% ownership? NTA, keep your business.

Battered_Mage | Battered_Mage

Fairness in business partnership, NTA. Sister should find employment elsewhere.

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Family vs Business: NTA stands their ground 💪

sswishbone | sswishbone

Sister demands 50% of business, commenter advises against it. 😱

Tricky-Flamingo-7491 | Tricky-Flamingo-7491

Sibling drama: Sister demands 50% of business, commenters say NTA.

Aggressive_Week9068 | Aggressive_Week9068

Negotiations turn unprofessional. NTA. Would you want partnership?

aldog90 | aldog90

OP is NTA, but should have clarified sister's contribution 🤔

sometimesnotright | sometimesnotright

Sister demands 50% of business, but only works 5-8hrs/week? 😳

bumblebee7310 | bumblebee7310

Protect your business ownership and email documentation to family members 📩

LunaticBZ | LunaticBZ

Sister demands 50% of business, but won't invest. NTA.

Kooky-Hotel-5632 | Kooky-Hotel-5632

Don't let entitlement kill your business or relationship 🙏

likeahike | likeahike

Saying no straight away is key. NTA 👍

Heraonolympia123 | Heraonolympia123

Sister demands 50% of business, but NTA proves otherwise 👏

Awkward-Train1584 | Awkward-Train1584

Employee #3 offers perspective on sister's entitlement to 50% ownership 🤔

hikingboots_allineed | hikingboots_allineed

Hiring someone doesn't entitle them to half your business 🤔

schdpau | schdpau

Employee's demand for 50% stake in business is unreasonable 😒

Big__Bang | Big__Bang

Fairness in business ownership explained in NTA comment 👍

Imaginary_Being1949 | Imaginary_Being1949

Family and business don't mix! NTA dodged a bullet 👍

jenesuisunefemme | jenesuisunefemme

Avoid mixing business with family to prevent chaos 🙌

Inner_Thought1802 | Inner_Thought1802

Don't mix business with family. NTA, she was just an employee. 🙌

Short-Classroom2559 | Short-Classroom2559

Family business feud: NTA suggests going separate ways to avoid drama 🤷‍♀️

Uatatoka | Uatatoka

Don't agree to 50/50 ownership. Mixing business & family rarely works 😱

Plenty_Metal_1304 | Plenty_Metal_1304

Sibling rivalry over business ownership, what's fair? 🤔

Sea-AB-4266 | Sea-AB-4266

Sister demands 50% of business, but was just an employee. NTA 👏

Lea_R_ning | Lea_R_ning

Sibling business dispute settled with a dose of sarcasm 😂

miulitz | miulitz

Don't give in to family pressure. Keep business and family separate. 🙌

myheadisbumming | myheadisbumming

NTA, but harsh truth about business ownership and decision-making 🤔

ltisdale | ltisdale

Sibling greed: NTA offers 30%, sister demands 50%. Chaos ensues 😱

StarWars-TheBadB_tch | StarWars-TheBadB_tch

Sister demands 50% of business, but NTA shuts her down 🙅‍♂️

lil-nan72 | lil-nan72

Sibling drama, but commenter advises not to entertain sister's BS 😱

shzan1 | shzan1

Assertiveness advice: Stand up to your sister, not a partner! 💪

Cat_o_meter | Cat_o_meter

Sibling demands 50% of business, commenter says NTA. 🙌

Status-Pattern7539 | Status-Pattern7539

Don't give in to family pressure, grow a backbone! 🙌

kaizersigma | kaizersigma

Sister demands 50% of business after being hired as admin. NTA.

judymcjudgerson | judymcjudgerson

Sibling business dispute: commenter supports OP, calls sister entitled. 😍

NotMyRealName814 | NotMyRealName814

Be assertive, don't cave in to emotional manipulation. She gets nothing. 🙌

Ok_Management4634 | Ok_Management4634

OP's sister demands 50% share in company, but why? 🤔

Material-Paint6281 | Material-Paint6281

Sister demands 50% of business, commenter says NTA and advises letting go 💼

Glittering-War-5748 | Glittering-War-5748

Family and business don't always mix. NTA for protecting it. 👏

AlternativeAd3652 | AlternativeAd3652

Sister demands 50% ownership, but commenter says NTA 🙌

Mindlessdrone_999 | Mindlessdrone_999

Firing her might be the best option 😱

LiLadybug81 | LiLadybug81

Sister demands 50% of business, but commenter says NTA.

Repulsive-Nerve5127 | Repulsive-Nerve5127

Giving away 49% of the business? 🤯 Glad husband intervened!

Ihibri | Ihibri

Don't give in to expensive peace, NTA but don't be AH to yourself.

Sakanasuki | Sakanasuki

Sister demands 50% of business, but OP is NTA and sister is unreasonable 😒

Mindfulness_32 | Mindfulness_32

Don't let a mooch take over your business. Stay strong! 💪

Wanderful-Woman | Wanderful-Woman

Employee sister wants 50% of business? NTA, pay is enough 👍

No_Activity9564 | No_Activity9564

Don't mix family and business without clear boundaries 👉 NAH

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Sibling drama! Commenter advises against giving sister 50% ownership.

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Startup expert explains why sister doesn't deserve 50% equity. NTA.

SirEDCaLot | SirEDCaLot

Curious commenter questions sister's entitlement to business ownership 👀

Seegtease | Seegtease

Sister demands 50% of business, commenter says NTA and calls out sister's greed 😒

The_Amazing_Username | The_Amazing_Username

Don't give in to her demands! She's a freeloader. NTA 💯

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

NTA, don't give her shares and terminate working relationship 👍

AugustWatson01 | AugustWatson01

Don't give in to family pressure. Protect your business, OP! 💪

randompapaya | randompapaya

Employee demands shares, commenter suggests hiring someone else. NTA.

Motor_Business483 | Motor_Business483

Don't let her manipulate you, she's the AH. Stay strong! 💪

vav70 | vav70

Sister demands 50/50, throws tantrum when confronted with reality 😱

Vegetable-Fix-4702 | Vegetable-Fix-4702

Sister wants 50% of business without putting in financial support 🤔

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Husband's subtle tally tactic exposes sister's entitlement. NTA.

FlahBlast | FlahBlast

Sassy commenter advises against giving in to entitled family member 😏

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Standing up for fairness and hard work 💪 NTA

CakeEatingRabbit | CakeEatingRabbit

Sibling rivalry turns into business chaos. NTA takes charge. 😎

Low-Location363 | Low-Location363

NTA for hiring sister as employee, not partner. Entitled behavior.

bromley325 | bromley325

Sister demands 50% of business, but commenters agree NTA.

Turbulent_Cow2355 | Turbulent_Cow2355

Don't let her rob you! YTA if you give in. 😡

Cosmicshimmer | Cosmicshimmer

Creating a job for her wasn't enough, now she wants ownership? NTA 👍

FL-Cola | FL-Cola

Don't give her anything! She'll ruin your business 😱

Maragent-bee | Maragent-bee

No ownership after years of work? Crazy world indeed! 😳

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Offering 49% to sister who barely works is too much 😒

adeelf | adeelf

NTA: Some people think they built a business just by helping 😂

EbbWilling7785 | EbbWilling7785

Sister demands 50% of business, but commenters say NTA and advise against giving her half. 🙌

2_old_for_this_spit | 2_old_for_this_spit

Sibling business drama: NTA refuses sister's unreasonable demand. 😎

Special-Cat7540 | Special-Cat7540

Sister demands 50% of business, but hasn't contributed much. NTA.

Maybeidontknow99 | Maybeidontknow99

NTA, offering 10% is generous. Giving equity to wrong person can destroy business.

RevenueNo9164 | RevenueNo9164

Sister demands 50% of business, but OP is NTA. Entitlement alert! 😱

Like_This_But_Better | Like_This_But_Better

Sibling drama! Commenter advises against giving sister any ownership stake.

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Generous offer, but beware of potential partner from Hell 😱

ConstantBack3349 | ConstantBack3349

Beware of entitled family members sabotaging your business 😱

2ndcupofcoffee | 2ndcupofcoffee

Employee-turned-sister wants 50% share. NTA should fire her.

baronhousseman85 | baronhousseman85

Navigating family business can be tough. Don't let entitlement ruin it. 🙏

ecmalcore | ecmalcore

Sibling business drama, but commenter says NTA and explains why.

DustOfTheDesert | DustOfTheDesert

Beware of taking on a minority owner without legal documentation 🚨

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Employee demands 50% of business? NTA, give her 0% 😊

yuhju | yuhju

Sister demands 50% of business for answering some emails 😡 NTA

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