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Fredda Herz Brown, PhD, and Andrew Keyt, FBN-NA, to Present at September Family Forum

Maintaining family unity and cohesion is perhaps one of the biggest challenges in keeping a family together over time.  Why does one family succeed in working together to overcome challenges, while another spirals into conflict and infighting?  Learn what strengthens family relationships t...

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Michael Buckley and Richard Seaman join the Board of Directors for Family Business Network-North America (FBN-NA)

FBN-NA Thanks Debbie Brown and Caroline Bailey For Their Board Service CHICAGO, IL, May 23, 2017– Family Business Network North America is pleased to announce that Michael Buckley, retired Vice President of Business Development for Dot Foods, and Richard Seaman, retired CEO and current Board ...

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FBN Family Visit – Managing Transitions in the Family Office

The Duchossois family graciously hosted 8 direct peer families last week in their offices.  We kicked off the event at their family office in a spectacular new building in downtown Chicago. We learned about their family and business history, the formation and transitions of their family office....

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Family Employment Policy – Purpose, Eligibility and Best Practices

Many families have an existing Family Employment Policy and sometimes it sits on a shelf until either a family member wants to work in the business or there is a performance issue with a family employee.  When is the last time your policy was reviewed and updated? The policy is good for both t...

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