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Women’s Book Blog: Chief Emotional Officer

In family-owned business, we often think of the highest ranking or oldest women as the CEO. Actually, I mean the cEo – chief Emotional officer. She nurtures family beliefs, calms sibling or familial rivalry, and sets the tone for family members interacting within the business.
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Monthly Message – February 2014

Monthly Message — February 2014 Be Prepared: Critical Family Business Discussions for Life Changing Events February 20, 7:30-9:00 a.m. Ohio Dominican University Community Room in Alumni Hall 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219 In every family business there are conversations that you need to have sooner or later. You know, the discussions that you put off …

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Preparing Family Business Leaders for Challenging Conversations

What happens when the leader of the family business becomes ill? Who takes over when the owners of the family business retire? What will happen to the business, employees and family members if the owner dies unexpectedly? During the “Critical Family Business Discussions for Life Changing Events” program presented by the Conway Center for Family …

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Columbus CEO Blog: The Emperor Has No Clothes by Bea Wolper, Conway Center Co-Founder

(Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of columns by family business leaders and advisors with information and ideas about topics unique to family businesses, developed in conjunction with the Conway Center for Family Business. Succession planning is vital to every family business, so we begin our series with this topic.) Family businesses …

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Monthly Message – January 2014

Monthly Message — January 2014 Top Ten Reasons Family Businesses Succeed January 16 – 7:30-9:00 a.m. Ohio Dominican University – Alumni Hall 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219 It has been said that if you “fail to plan then you are planning to fail”. That is especially true for family businesses, and can have dire consequences …

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Educational Program to Outline Ten Key Planning Issues for Family Businesses

Family businesses will have the chance to take part in an interactive session focusing on ten key planning issues for family businesses at the Conway Center for Family Business’s program, “Top Ten Reasons Family Businesses Succeed.” The program will be held on January 16, 2014 from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at Ohio Dominican University’s Alumni …

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Communicator: Winter 2014

15th Annual Awards Program and Expo Celebrating Family Business Success The 15th Annual Conway Center Family Business Awards Program had record-breaking attendance of over 400 guests to celebrate another year of family business success! The event, held at the Aladdin Shrine Center on November 1, honored 31 local businesses and individuals in various categories.
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Conway Center Welcomes Karen Hockstad to Advisory Board

The Conway Center for Family Business is proud to announce the addition of a new member to its advisory board. Joining the board is Karen Hockstad, a partner with the Dinsmore & Shohl law firm. She also chairs the Board of Trustees for the Conway Center for Family Business.
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Is Your Family Business on the Path to Success or Headed Down a Bumpy Road?

Brad Martyn of FocusCFO will lead an educational program for the Conway Center for Family Business titled “Is Your Family Business on the Path to Success or Headed Down a Bumpy Road?” from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on December 12, 2013 at Ohio Dominican University’s Alumni Hall, 1216 Sunbury Road. Martyn will outline 10 keys to running …

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Wolper, Emens to Address ODU Winter Graduates at 100th Commencement

Ohio Dominican University (ODU) will hold its 100th commencement exercise at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. Approximately 200 students will have degrees conferred upon them as they are joined by hundreds of family and friends in Alumni Hall, located on ODU’s main campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219. Beatrice “Bea” Wolper, J.D., …

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