It was a nightmare for my friend Mary.
Over the past decade – she and her business partner had created a thriving real estate development firm. With what had been until recently a great working relationship.
Now her business partner was in the early stages of Alzheimer’s.
Across from Mary that morning sat her business partner’s wife and adult children. They were understandably upset. They seemed scared. And they were making demands of Mary relating to the firm’s future.
Then Mary reached into her briefcase.
Flashback to 10 years earlier: