The American workplace isn’t what it used to be, and the qualities attributed to strong leadership have evolved. While a strong and decisive personality can help you pave the way to move your organization forward, empathy and compassion are now just as important. Team members want an empathetic leader who can be present throughout the […]
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend and co-founder, J. Richard “Dick” Emens. Dick died peacefully at home on June 28 after a lengthy battle with melanoma.
While the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) has been around for a few years, we are just now starting to see IRS audits of these credits begin in earnest. Just because a refund has been paid, it doesn’t mean you’re free and clear.
You’ve made a significant investment by purchasing, constructing, or upgrading property, but you may be overlooking a smart tax strategy. It’s a given that you want to increase your cash flow and reduce your taxes. A cost segregation study can help you do that by depreciating real property over much shorter periods of time than
Family businesses are finding Entrepreneurial Operating System, or EOS, an incredibly useful approach that is flexible enough to evolve with their changing circumstances. If your family business is currently running EOS and you are an EOS Integrator or the equivalent on the leadership team, join our EOS Integrator Peer Group. Held quarterly, these facilitated sessions
At Conway Center for Family Business, we always tell our members that it’s never too early to think about family business succession planning. Too late, for sure. But too early, never! With that in mind, where are you in your family business succession planning journey? These guidelines might help you to start thinking about how
The Conway Center for Family Business is celebrating 25 years in 2023! Please enjoy this first-in-a-series of blog posts chronicling the history and mission of the Conway over the years. Today we start with…THE BEGINNING: The Conway Center for Family Business (originally know Family Business Center of Central Ohio or FBC) exists because of a
Is family business booming? central ohio leaders are satisfied with their mid-year performance The 11th Annual Family Business Forecast survey, conducted by the Conway Center for Family Business, revealed that 9 out of 10 Central Ohio family business leaders are satisfied with the current state of their family business at the midway point of 2022.
We hear from our members everyday about new and unique challenges in an always-evolving business environment. That’s why we’ve collected the top 10 family business trends we think your family business should consider in 2022. 1. Digital Innovation is more important than ever 60% of family firms feel behind the curve when it comes to
To Pay (Overtime) or not to Pay (Overtime) – That is the Question! – from Conway Center member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR
Should you pay overtime or not pay overtime? That really IS the question for so many businesses. Quite frankly, the news last week out of Ohio (and that state up north) has not made this fundamentally easier to answer for any of us. If you’re not in Ohio or that other state, you should still pay attention!