September 9, 2013

Engaged Employees Lead to Business Transformation

Columbus, Ohio - Ray Attiyah, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Definity Partners will join business leaders from Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc. to lead the Conway Center for Family Business' first fall educational program, "Transforming Your Family Business with Engaged Employees and Enlightened Leaders." The program will be held from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on September 19, 2013 at Ohio Dominican University's Alumni Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road.

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July 19, 2013


The Conway Center for Family Business will host the 10th Annual Family Business Tour and Networking Event at Donatos Pizza on August 22 from 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. at the Donatos Pizza home office, 935 Taylor Station Road, Columbus, 43230. The Tour, which is open to any family business leader, will include a special bakery tour and comments from founder Jim Grote and his daughter and Chairman of the Board, Jane Grote Abell.

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July 18, 2013

Finding Success in Family Business

Despite the prevalence of family businesses, the odds are against one becoming a multi-generational success: 70 percent fail or are sold before the second generation can take over, and only 10 percent are still operating by the third generation, according to Harvard Business Review. Many fall victim to what attorney Bea Wolper calls the "Four Ds" - death, disability, divorce and dissension.

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July 11, 2013

New Research Shows Employees Are Happiest In Family Businesses

Joint research by Cass into the relationship between employees and managers shows that employees are happiest in family run businesses compared to those in other firms.

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July 10, 2013


COLUMBUS, OH -- The Conway Center for Family Business will host an interactive roundtable for family business leaders on July 18 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. "Ins and Outs of Bringing Non-Family Executives into the Family Business" will be led by Brad E. Bennett of Fishel Hass Kim Albrecht LLP at Ohio Dominican University's Griffin Student Center, Rm. 274, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219.

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