Posts Tagged ‘Transition’

Change Takes a First Step

Many of you know why I’ve been glowing the last two months. No, not “with child”. Rather, “with grandchild!” Yes, my husband and I have joined the magical, exhilarating Grandparents’ Club! Words cannot describe the feeling of watching our own daughter and her husband tenderly cherish and care for their own baby. What comes to mind is when the…

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An Uplifting Leader: Marcella Kanfer Rolnick

This year, we are so pleased to welcome Marcella Kanfer Rolnick as the speaker at our November 16th Dinner Forum. Marcella is a third-generation Vice Chair at GOJO Industries, Inc., the inventors of PURELL Hand Sanitizer. The GOJO Purpose of Saving Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions drives every decision their Family Enterprise…

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Navigating Transitions

I love learning and providing opportunities for others to enhance their lives, their families, and their businesses. On March 24, we held a Mini-Conference that featured a keynote from Travis Sheetz, G2 VP of Ops at Sheetz, as well as six Breakout Sessions. These mini-sessions focused on topics such as governance, generational transitions, leadership, HR,…

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2016 Annual Review – Growing Awareness, Acceptance, and Resiliency

For the past several years I have guided leaders through a process of letting go during their Annual Review (see link below to download). We start by reflecting on the past year. This involves asking each other several questions: “What change happened in myself, my relationships, and my business?” “In what ways did I experience…

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The Roger Federers of Family Business

A few months ago Ted Spiker interviewed David Epstein, a sports science journalist and author of The Sports Gene, about what parents can do to help their kids develop into better athletes. The research, Epstein says, is a bit counter-intuitive. Many parents and coaches today focus on specialization – playing only one sport as early as possible…

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Changing the Story in Family and Business

Scott Hackman, Partner & Family Business Advisor Listening is the beginning of a better story.   In moments of transition we are faced with voices of judgment, cynicism, and fear. The voices we hear allow us to enter the process of transformation. Opening up our minds, hearts, and wills can guide us through this process. Listening…

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