April 2, 2013

2013 Central Ohio Family Business Economic Outlook Survey Infographic

A snapshot of the economic outlook of Central Ohio's family business leaders.

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March 22, 2013

Conway Center Welcomes Advisory Board Members

The Conway Center for Family Business is proud to announce the addition of three new members to its advisory board. Those joining the board include: Joanne Dager, Vice President of Food Service at Velvet Ice Cream; Dan Overmyer, Partner, Overmyer Hall Associates; and Rebecca Blatt, Executive Assistant to the CEO of Columbus 2020.

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March 12, 2013

Family Business "Stars" To Share Their Reality TV and Media Experiences

Three of Central Ohio's most-recognized family business leaders will share their experiences with live and reality TV, along with lessons learned and benefits to their family businesses at the March Conway Center for Family Business educational program.

Debra Penzone of The Charles Penzone Salons, Mike Schoedinger of Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, and Jamie Richardson of White Castle will lead the Conway Center's educational program, "Could Your Family Business Star in a TV Reality Show? Learn From Those Who Have." The program will be held from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on March 21 at Ohio Dominican University's Alumni Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus

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March 11, 2013

Conway Center Co-Founder Questions Queen Bee Management Theory in WSJ

Conway Center Co-Founder Bea Wolper's letter to the editor -- The 'Queen Bee' Theory of Management is Poppycock -- which questions the theory that "women who have made it don't help other women" was included in the March 9, 2013 issue of The Wall Street Journal.

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March 11, 2013

22 Hours a Day? Now That's a Problem!!!!

Wage and hour laws can get complicated in a 24/7 electronic world. If you have an employee who is NOT an exempt employee (exempt from minimum wage and overtime under the Department of Labor tests: not yours), then the rules for paying overtime to employees for hours worked over 40 hours per week apply. Find out more in this article by Elizabeth Stanton, of Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP and Bea Wolper, of Emens & Wolper Law Firm.

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