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7 in 10 Advisors Say Navigating Interfamily Dynamics is the Hardest Part of Estate Planning

Seven In Ten Advisors Say Navigating Interfamily Dynamics Is The Hardest Part Of Estate Planning For HNW Families Key Private Bank’s Advisor Poll found that having no plan in place is the leading estate planning mistake Key Private Bank, the wealth management arm of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY), released the results of its latest advisor poll, …

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Succession Planning: Not Just About the Next Generation of Leaders

When you hear the words “succession planning”, what comes to mind? In most family-owned businesses, succession planning primarily focuses on developing the next generation of leaders, but what if there was more to it? Finding that next generation leader is a challenge and makes succession planning an essential exercise in the survivability of the business …

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5 Essential Questions in Life and How They Relate to Family Business

5 Essential Questions in Life and How They Relate to Family Business by Bea Wolper, Emens & Wolper Law Firm The Women in Family Business Peer Group at the Conway Center for Family Business discussed the ‘5 Essential Questions in Life’ delivered by Dean James Ryan as part of his commencement speech given at the …

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Family & Teamwork

By Steve Harmon, Managing Director of Spartan Logistics Can there be a connection in the workplace? At Spartan, the answer is YES! Being a family owned company, we tend to do things a little bit differently. We’ve thrown the rulebook out the window by creating a company that not only values our team members but also …

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A Family Business Poem

The Conway Center’s former Director, Becky Blatt, facilitated an educational program: “Managing Family Business Relationships: Siblings, In-Laws, and Spouses, Oh My!” She ended with this poem, which resonated with many of our members. Family Business by Nadir Godrej, Managing Director of Godrej Industries Nadir Godrej, is the leader of a highly successful family business and also a …

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Meaningful Conversation in the Family Business

Here’s a preview of what’s to come at our November 19th Educational Program. Dr. Thaddeus O’Brien, an organizational consultant and member of the Conway Center for Family Business Advisory Board, will explore communication challenges and enlist our audience to participate in sharing best practices. He writes, Today we have at our disposal more vehicles for communicating …

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Helicopter Founders

Based on a discussion from the July 2014 Women’s Peer Group, facilitated by Bea Wolper, Conway Center Co-Founder and Service Provider – Emens & Wolper Law Firm. Many of us are aware of the term “Helicopter Parents (HPs).” These HPS are defined by Wikipedia as parents who pay “extremely close attention to their children’s experiences …

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