Members in the News & Interesting Reading – October 2018

Members in the News

$6 million worth of construction contracts approved for new West Side jail
The Columbus Dispatch
George J. Igel & Co. Inc., based southeast of Downtown, will be paid up to $5.5 million for landscaping, “vegetated roof systems”, asphalt and…

Why PR pros can’t ignore the AI assistant
PR Daily
Marketing stakeholders should become avid users of Google Assistant or… Justin Spring is the co-founder of Adept Marketing, a full-service digital…

Continuum Honors the Gordon Flesch Company with Multiple Awards at 2018 Navigate User Conference
The Gordon Flesch Company has earned two of the highest honors from Continuum, the only channel-exclusive IT management platform company.

Interesting Reading

Over 50% of gen-next hope to manage family business
Livemint
Despite all this, more than 50% of the next generation is hoping to manage their family business in the future, according to a report, titled Succession…

How to Sustain Family Businesses?
Entrepreneur
…of all start-ups across the globe! Not so surprisingly, however, the rate at which family businesses die out is alarmingly fast. 70% of family businesses…

How Champions Of Change From The Rising Generation Transform Their Family Businesses
Forbes
A family business has to continually change itself as the family ages, new owners emerge and the global business environment shifts around them.

How I reinvigorated my family business as the first female CEO
HarpersBAZAAR.co.uk
As the first woman to oversee her family’s jewellery dynasty, Carolina Bucci knows a thing or two about breaking glass ceilings. The Italian designer is…

Women On Board: Family Firms And The Feminine Principle
Forbes
Recently there has been an increased focus on the importance of including women in leadership positions, including on boards. But apart from the…