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Leadership in Family Business

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Date Published

May 23, 2019


Ohio Funeral Directors Association


Funeral Business


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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.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Each person should register independently. Please note that credit (if available) is only provided to registered attendees participating at their own computer and/or phone using their confirmation login link. The link should not be shared with others, it is unique to you.

Call Craig at OFDA 614-486-5339 or 800-589-6332 for details on how to register three or more attendees and receive a member discount.

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Beatrice E. Wolper

Bea Wolper is President of the law firm of Emens & Wolper Law Firm, Columbus, Ohio, where her practice focuses on... Read More

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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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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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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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