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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
1:00 PM Eastern | 12:00 PM Central | 11:00 AM Mountain | 10:00 AM Pacific
Presented by Deb Houden, Ph.D., Consultant
Preparing the next generation to take on responsibility for stewardship of the family business is critical to a seamless, successful transition when the time comes. In enterprising families, there are many facets to developing capable successors to take on business challenges and leadership roles and be excited to do so in partnership with their siblings, cousins and other family members.
Where do you start?
During this informative webinar, presenter Deb Houden shares practical strategies for engaging and educating your children - no matter the age. Key takeaways include:
Involving and educating children, teens and young adults in the family business through employment.
Creating learning opportunities for ownership responsibilities and company history.
Passing along positive behaviors and attitudes from the leading generation to set up the next gen for success.
The webinar will run 90 minutes: 60 minutes of presentation and interview followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.
Can't attend live? The webinar recordings will be available on CD or downloadable file for on-demand use.
About the Presenter
A consultant with The Family Business Consulting Group, Deb Houden specializes in helping family-owned businesses with family communication, transition and next generation development by providing resources, tools and knowledge that are needed to navigate their specific issues.
Deb has worked with numerous families on developing effective communication and conflict resolution skills, developing family meetings, beginning stages of board development, and working with next generational members of family firms (including adolescents). She is adept at developing processes that help families go through changes within the business and family systems.