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Defining Your Family Legacy: It's a Family Affair

by Susan Schoenfeld


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UNC Asheville Family Business Forum


Welcome to the Network of Family Businesses

Join an Innovative Global On-Line Network of Family Businesses overflowing with resources focused exclusively on the unique needs and concerns of Family Businesses, Solopreneurs, and Small Business Owners.

Membership Benefits:

  • Exclusive Webinars presented by the World's Leading Experts on Topics Critical for Families in Business
  • All Webinars are Archived for Exclusive On-Demand Viewing By Our Premium Members
  • Webinars are available in Downloadable Podcasts for our Premium Members
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  • Partner with Other Business Families for Next-Gen Internship Programs
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Next Webinar: 

A Panel Discussion: Addictions and Substance Abuse in the Family Business

with  Dr. Karl Benzio; Bill Messinger, Esq. & Melissa Mitchell-Blitch, MS, MA

We have all seen a loved one make some destructive decisions. When someone we love is in the grip of a harmful pattern, we naturally want to help. In spite of our best intentions though, our efforts are sometimes actually more harmful than helpful. The psychobabble term for this is "enabling," otherwise known as "good intentions gone wrong."

For Family businesses there are added pressures and stresses in that, people know each other’s baggage, insecurities, weaknesses, and shortcomings. There are extra pressures to succeed, work harder, and work longer. In the Family and the Business, at times, a lot more enabling occurs – meaning family usually ignores or “protects” the person from the natural consequences thus enabling the destructive/dysfunctional behavior to continue.

What is a Family Business to do? How should a Family Business address these critical issues?

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 Webinar: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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