Interesting Reading & Member Events

Interesting Reading

The latest research reveals appointing a female CEO significantly boosts a company performance
Global Banking And Finance Review
Appointing a female CEO has a significantly positive effect on non-family firms’ performance, but a negative impact on family businesses, according to…

Beyond profits, family businesses can create ‘socioemotional wealth’
Crain’s Detroit Business
Researchers believe family businesses create “socioemotional wealth,” a set of nonfinancial benefits ranging from power and influence to a sense of…

As the pace of change accelerates, how can family businesses succeed?

There is evidence that family companies historically have outperformed and outlived non-family businesses. But how well-suited are the typical practices of family business to the accelerating pace of change and frequent disruptions…
Building a matriarchy: Women heading up family businesses
…As well as mourning her mother, Dahlitz also had to deal with taking over the reins of the family manufacturing business, Waproo, based in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong…

Benchmarking Central Ohio 2019
Good statistics and demographics from The Columbus Foundation.

Upcoming Member Events

Conway is a community partner for Columbus Young Professional Week. Check out the week-long activities and be sure to attend the kick-off party (it’s FREE) on April 29th!

The Sales Connection: Driscoll Learning, Ability Professional Network, Dublin Chamber and, the Conway Center invite you to join us for the Sales Connection Breakfast Series, typically held the first Friday of each month from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, 129 S. High St. in historic Dublin.

At each breakfast, a special guest speaker will join us to discuss a topic of great importance to the professional growth of sales professionals. Topics may include sales training, sales management, and all aspects of the sales pipeline including prospecting, cold calling, relationship building and closing.

To register for May 3rd, click here.

Columbus Business Growth (led by Center member A-Player Advantage) is hosting a panel session on WOW! Customer Service on May 10. Register here.

Hilliard Women in Business Luncheon
Join us on May 15th as Center member Sharon DeLay of GO HR discusses generations in the workforce. Register here.