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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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On Marshmallows and Books

We had a great session at our Women in Family Business Peer Group! We started off with the Marshmallow Challenge: Two teams of 4 were tasked with building the tallest structure they could manage using string, tape, and dry spaghetti. A jumbo marshmallow had to be placed on top – and the structures remain sound – in order …

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Inside Family Business

Inside the Family Business – Boundaries & Best Practices

Inside The Family Business: Boundaries and Best Practices Frank L. Festi, Jr. – Rea & Associates, a Conway Center Service Provider There are few things more gratifying to me than when I observe a successful family business already in its third (or later) generation of existence. It’s not a coincidence that these family-owned businesses are …

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