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Bea’s Blog: Exemplary Leadership in Family Business

In a recent session of the Women in Family Business Peer Group at the Conway Center for Family Business, we discussed the following five key characteristics of a family business leader and the components of each: Commitment Immerse yourself in the business Understand the business Sacrifice personal pleasures when needed to benefit the business Show …

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Employee Engagement

By Conway Center Service Provider Jennifer Griffith, Ohio Regional President of First Merchants Bank. Recently, First Merchants introduced a new approach to defining employee engagement that has launched several great follow–up conversations and planning opportunities. The “old approach” was to measure employee loyalty + employee contribution to solve for the company’s ability to drive employee engagement. The …

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Employee Engagement

How do compaines engage and motivate employees? Don’t know? Come find out on March 19th at our next educational program facilitated by Skip Murray of Murray Associates. He’ll lead a discussion on “Keys to Engaging and Motivating Non-Family and Family Employees in oyr Family Business.” Skip really knows his stuff and will have a great panel of …

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Compensation Strategies for Family Business

By Thomas Hurley – Principal, Findley Davies & Conway Center Service Provider Compensation Strategies for Family Business Compensation is an emotional topic for both business owners and employees. Organizations are constantly trying to balance the bottom line with paying its workers fairly. That balancing act can become more difficult in a family business if a …

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