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Upcoming Seminars and Conferences

January 2019

Jan
22

Tuesday
12:00PM to 12:30PM
Webinar

Human Capital Strategies for 2019: Three-Day Webinar Series

The beginning of a new year is often a period of reflection. What have I accomplished? What do I want to accomplish moving forward?

For family businesses and small enterprises, a solid Human Capital strategy can be both desired and elusive: where do you find quality talent? How do you recruit that quality talent, once located? And, perhaps most important, how do you keep quality talent engaged so they don’t leave for the next opportunity when it comes knocking?

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February 2019

Feb
27

Wednesday
7:30AM to 10:30AM
Speaker Series

The Leadership Dance: Mind if I Cut In?

Leadership and ownership transition are much like an awkward dance, with both generations asking who should lead.

In real-life, few family businesses formally prepare for transition, which causes the senior and younger generations to not be on the same page. Colliding interests, desires, and timelines can bring up sensitive issues of resistance to change, overconfidence, entitlement, and problems letting go. It seems these mixed signals come down to the younger generation's patience to stay and the senior generation's stubbornness to let go.

Residence Inn Needham - 80 B St, Needham, MA 02494

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April 2019

Apr
04

Thursday
7:30AM to 10:30AM
Speaker Series

Failure is an Option (?!)

The most successful family businesses have already figured out the secret to family business longevity.

Consolidate or diversify the family, not the business. We'll help you identify succession patterns and common reasons they fail or succeed. At the end of this program you just might want to rethink how you pass along the business.

Residence Inn Needham - 80 B St, Needham, MA 02494

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May 2019

May
08

Wednesday
7:30AM to 10:30AM
Speaker Series

Being Ready: The Lean Succession Plan

Family businesses have difficulty preparing a formal succession plan because of the long, complicated, costly process.

A lean succession plan is a simplified plan that can be prepared quickly and executed rapidly. In addition to being used in an orderly transition, some situations may require a more secretive, covert plan (e.g. when the CEO has become unfit or is recklessly running the family business). "Being ready" with a transition plan in place will provide security and help diminish disruption when an event happens.

Residence Inn Needham - 80 B St, Needham, MA 02494

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