Previously Presented Programs

Previously Presented Programs

PREVIOUSLY PRESENTED PROGRAMS

2009 - 2010           

  • Maximize the Unique Competitive Advantage of Your Family Business, Mike McGrann
  • The Challenges of Leadership & Transition in Family Business, Greg McCann
  • A Conversation with Dave Hawk: Growth and Success at Gertrude Hawk Chocolates & the Role of a Non-Family President in a Family Business
  • Family Constitutions: A Guide to Ownership Unity and Family Cohesion, Andrew Keyt
  • Ten Great Ideas to Make You and Your Family More Successful in this Challenging Economy, Leonard Green

 

2008 - 2009

  • Topgrading: How Leading Companies Win by Hiring, Coaching and Keeping the Best People, Bradford Smart
  • Keeping the Entrepreneurial Spirit Alive in Your Family Business, Ann Dugan
  • Harnessing the Awesome Power of Your Subconscious to Achieve Your Goals, Anthony Galie
  • Small Giants: Helping Your Business Grow Better Rather Than Bigger, Bo Burlingham

 

2007 - 2008

  • The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team, Jon Gordon
  • Eureka! Winning Ways, Doug Hall
  • Perpetuating the Family Business, John Ward 
  • From the Indy 500 to “Jiffy” Mix, Howdy Holmes
  • Siblings, Cousins and Inactive Shareholders, Drew Mendoza

 

2006 – 2007

  • Ready…Set…Grow! The 7 Irrefutable Rules of Small Business Growth, Steven S. Little
  • The Entrepreneurial Family Business, Mike McGrann
  • Family Business: The Evolution, Donald Jonovic
  • Exit Strategies: A Strategic Review of Your Options, Norbert Schwarz
  • The Next Generation: Its Eight Biggest Challenges, Greg McCann

 

2005 - 2006

  • Accountability in Your Family Business, Lee Capps
  • Parenting and Grandparenting Children in Successful Families, Thayer Willis
  • Communication and Conflict, Joe Astrachan
  • Preparing Successors for Leadership, Phil Clemens, Hatfield Quality Meats
  • Boards in a Family Business, Glenn Ayres

 

2004 - 2005

  • Family Business Outing, Roy Smith and Alison Stone
  • Strategic Questioning, Paul Lipke
  • Attracting & Retaining Key Non-Family Employees, Steve McClure
  • Family Business Celebration Honoring Dick Yuengling & the 175th Anniversary of D.G. Yuengling & Son
  • Creating A High-Performance Workplace in Your Family Business, Ken Lehman & Paul Singh
  • Cultivating Leadership Abilities and Potential, Fredda Herz Brown

 

2003 - 2004

  • A Tough Nut to Crack, Ira Bryck
  • From Kitchen Table To Conference Table, Laura Michaud
  • Forced Curve Performance Evaluations: A Harvard Business School Case Study, Stephen Kaufman
  • Annual Stakeholders Meeting Featuring “The Ethicist”, Randy Cohen
  • Defining Corporate Culture For Competitive Advantage, Barbara Gannon
  • Ideas Are Free, Alan Robinson

 

2002 - 2003

  • Ask Dr. Tom, Tom Davidow
  • Family Meetings, Councils & Policy Guides, Nancy Waichler
  • Rights of Passage: Leadership Assessment & Succession, Paul Karofsky
  • The Great Game of Business, Jack Stack
  • The E-myth Revisited: Why Most Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It, Michael E. Gerber

 

2001 - 2002

  • Making a Graceful Transition, Fredda Herz Brown
  • Keep or Sell Your Business, Mike Cohn
  • Winning at Negotiation, Robert O’Donnell
  • Keeping Everyone Involved in the Family Business, Phil Clemens, Hatfield Quality Meats
  • You Talkin’ to Me? Deborah Lubar
  • Sibling Relationships in the Family Business, Everett Moitoza

 

2000 - 2001

  • From Sons and Daughters to Family and Business Leaders, Ernesto Poza
  • You Can’t Fire Me, I’m Your Father! : Neil Koenig
  • Sustaining the Family Business: An Insider’s Guide to Managing Across Generations: Marshall Paisner
  • Non-Family Key Employees, Donald J. Jonovic
  • The Enneagram: Nine Points of View at Work, Theresa Gala and Mary Ann Wampler
  • Thriving on Change, Bonnie M. Brown 

 

1999 - 2000

  • Money & Motivation in the Family Business, Craig Aronoff
  • Surviving The Family Business Whitewater, Donald Jonovic
  • Planning for the Unexpected, Panelists: Joyce Fasula, Gerrity’s Supermarket; Larry Greene, Pocmont Resorts; Lisa Jane Peretz, Silberline Manufacturing
  • Benchmarking Your Family Business, Carl Thor
  • Highlights from Highlights, Kent Brown, Jr., Highlights for Children
  • Creating Harmony in the Family Business, Drs. Peter and Susan Glazer

 

1998 - 1999

  • Wait Til’ Your Father Gets Home, Theatre, Ira Bryck
  • Market Yourself as a Family Business, Pat & Paul Frishkoff
  • Corporate Creativity, Alan Robinson
  • Wealth Preservation: Hold Onto Your Hat, Program Partners
  • The Consolidators Are Coming to Town, Panel
  • Personality, Performance & The Family Business, Leo McManus

 

1997 - 1998

  • Planning for Family Business Success, Drew Mendoza
  • Maximizing Talent in a Family Business, Marcus Buckingham, author, “First Break All the Rules”
  • How to Make Your Kids Furious, Your Business Unmanageable & Uncle Sam Your Principle Heir, Pat Frishkoff
  • Succession and Estate Planning, Robert Rock
  • Family Governance, Ivan Lansberg

 

1997

  • What is Special About Family Businesses, Nancy Upton
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