Leadership in Family Business

Published by Ohio Funeral Directors Association


During this program learn The FIVE key characteristics of a family business leader: Commitment to the business and family; Decisiveness; Vision; Deserves and obtains Respect; and Ability to Communicate will be discussed.

• Immerse self in business
• Understand the business
• Sacrifice personal pleasures
• True caring for all family members

• Ability to make decisions
• Courage to make tough decisions
• Not need to have all the answers
• Be a good listener
• Hire skilled advisors

• “Know” where business is currently
• “Know” where business needs to go - - work “ON” the Business
• Communicate with key personnel
• Develop strategic plan - - work “ON” the Business
• Develop long-term plan
• Spearhead planning efforts
• See that implementation occurs

• Integrity
• Honest Communication
• Excellent work habits
• Ethical

• Involve Employees
• Communicate well
• No need to be great public speaker
• Generate enthusiasm

This program was originally presented during the OFDA Annual Convention on May 23, 2019. If you attended the program and received CE credit at convention you are NOT permitted to receive additional credit for the webinar during the 2019-2020 compliance period.

Beatrice E. Wolper
Bea Wolper is President of the law firm of Emens & Wolper Law Firm, Columbus, Ohio, where her practice focuses on succession planning, estate planning, oil and gas law, contracts and the buying and selling of assets and businesses, with an emphasis on family-owned businesses.

Ms. Wolper is a co-founder and serves as an Advisory Board member of the Conway Center for Family Business (www.familybusinesscenter.com). She facilitates the Conway Family Business Center’s Women’s Peer...More

Originally Published

May 23, 2019

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Instructions for On-demand - Handout
  • Leadership in Family Business - Audio
  • Leadership in Family Business - Handout

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Technical Requirements

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If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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