September 27, 2012

Conway Center for Family Business Adds New Team Members

Columbus, Ohio - Amanda Hemann, Julia Burks, and Jessi Spencer have joined the Conway Center for Family Business staff. Their positions are Administrative Assistant (Hemann), Event Assistant (Burks), and Public Relations Assistant (Spencer).

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September 17, 2012

Roundtable to Help Family Business Leaders Master Vital Communication Skills

Family Member of The Andersons will share tips for leadership and motivation

The Conway Center for Family Business will host "Mastering Communication to Manage Relationships in Your Family Business", a roundtable featuring Steven Anderson, founder of Integrated Leadership Systems (ILS) and member of family-owned business, The Andersons.

Anderson will teach members of family businesses how to advance their communication skills to improve leadership abilities in themselves and their staff and to negotiate tough conversational topics such as compensation, performance, productivity and succession

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September 13, 2012

Eradicating Entitlement in the Next Generation

Columbus, OH - Alex Freytag, a partner in Ownership Thinking LLC, will lead the Conway Center for Family Business' educational program, "Eradicating Entitlement in Your Family Business" from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on September 20 at Alumni Hall at Ohio Dominican University, 1216 Sunbury Road. Family business leaders Greg Guy, of Air Force One, and John Strawser, of Valley Interior Systems, also will share their personal experiences during the panel discussion.

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September 1, 2012

Chief Emotional Officers Set the Tone in Family Business

It may not be a surprise that the highest-ranking/oldest woman in a family-owned business is the "CeO" or chief emotional officer. She nurtures family beliefs, calms sibling rivalry and sets the tone for the family interaction.

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August 2, 2012

Conway Center's 9th Annual Family Business Tour to Feature 100-Year-Old A.D. Farrow Co. Harley Davidson

Family business leaders are invited to celebrate A.D. Farrow Co. Harley Davidson's 100th anniversary on August 23 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at its downtown location at 491 W. Broad Street. The celebration caps the Conway Center for Family Business Annual Family Business Tour and Networking Event, which offers the opportunity to tour the facility, and to learn about and discuss the challenges and triumphs unique to family business owners and their employees.

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