Events Featuring Continuity
Upcoming Events featuring Continuity Family Business’ Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe
July 11, 2017
MWI Mediator Roundtable
Hosted by MWI, Boston, MA
Boston, MA | MWI, Inc | 5:30p – 7:30p
Join Blair Trippe of Continuity for a Roundtable discussion, which will address the triggers for conflict that inhibit people from making important and timely decisions, as well as how to approach both active conflict (when families fight) and passive conflict (when families get stuck).
Past Events featuring Continuity Family Business’ Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe
Anywhere | Sirius XM Ch. 111|NOON
Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe from Continuity Family Business Consulting joined Bob Lane, Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Law and Transactions at the Wharton School. An hour long discussion and questions surrounding how managing conflict can be particularly effective with enterprising families who are navigating the complexities of diverse real estate holdings.
June 7, 2017
WEBINAR: ‘Conflict Management Challenges in a Family Business’
Hosted by Family Business Magazine
Anywhere | Online | 2p ET | 11a PT 60 minutes
Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe from Continuity Family Business Consulting joined Family Business Magazine’s editor Barbara Spector, for an in-depth discussion of strategies for family businesses to use to understand and manage conflict. Deconstructing Conflict: How to Understand and Manage Family Conflict Over Business, Wealth and Power
Southborough, MA USA
This was a full day of connecting and learning that featured Continuity’s Blair Trippe. Blair lead a comprehensive afternoon discussion around the book DECONSTRUCTING CONFLICT™ : HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND MANAGE FAMILY CONFLICT OVER BUSINESS, WEALTH AND POWER, coauthored by, Blair Trippe AND Doug Baumoel. All attendees received a copy of the book
Chicago, IL USA
The 5th Annual Private Company Governance Summit, is the only national conference focused exclusively on the unique governance challenges of privately-owned businesses, including closely-held companies, family-owned companies and private equity-owned companies. At this year’s conference Continuity’s Doug Baumoel gave an expert briefing, and encore around: ‘The Dynamics of Family Members on the Board’.
April 25, 2017
Family Office Association ‘Speakers Event’
Presented by Family Office Association
Greenwich, CT USA
THIS WAS A CLOSED EVENT – INVITATIONAL ONLY
In Blair Trippe’s latest book ‘Deconstructing Conflict‘ with co-author Doug Baumoel, looks at family business conflict, or conflict over shared wealth, As one example of a broader category of conflict: identity-based, systemic conflict among stakeholders who share important continuing relationships. During this event Blair will touched on the book’s groundbreaking methodology known as “The Conflict Equation”. a methodology that helps family enterprise stakeholders understand the reasons that underline all conflict, what triggers active conflict, and why conflict can be so extreme and intractable in family business systems.
March 23, 2017
Deconstructing Conflict in the Family Business Conference
Presented by Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business
Chicago, IL USA
This was a day long conference hosted by the Quinlan School of Business and themed , ‘Deconstructing Conflict in the Family Business’. The ability to manage the particular type of conflict that impacts family enterprise is among the most important challenges that family business stakeholders need to understand. Blair Trippe presented how to approach both active conflict (when families fight) and passive conflict (when families get stuck and are unable to make important decisions in a timely manner). Participants left understanding why conflicts in family business are so common, and often so extreme and intractable.
This event was designed for Family Business Center Members. Registration was required.
Tampa, FL USA
‘Family Pride – Unleashing the Power of the Family’ was this year’s Transitions East Conference theme. Transitions East includes owners, shareholders, family members and in-laws of leading family businesses and enterprises. These stakeholders participate in facilitated sessions on important family issues among generations. Continuity’s Doug Baumoel will lead the Transitions East Conference session ‘Strategies for Dealing with Family Conflict’.
March 21, 2017
NYU Speaker Series
Presented by Stern School of Business
New York, NY USA
Blair Trippe lead a discussion on the Challenges of Owning and Managing Real Estate as a Family.
March 6, 2017
First Monday Lunch Program
Presented by Margolis & Bloom, LLP
Boston, Massachusetts USA
EVENT WAS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
A fresh approach to understanding and navigating conflict in family business systems from Blair Trippe, co-author of Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power was shared during this discussion. “The greatest strength of a family business– the human element– can also be its greatest liability.” Conflicts within family businesses often arise from perceived threats to identity, which can leave family members at an emotional impasse. So what role can advisors play when faced with a challenging family business client?
February 23, 2017
Family Business Consulting Discussion
Hosted by Bentley University
Waltham, Massachusetts USA
Continuity’s Blair Trippe co-author of Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power was the featured speaker at this year’s ‘Family Business Consulting Discussion’.
Based upon Blair and Continuity’s founding partner Doug Baumoel’s groundbreaking methodology known as “The Conflict Equation,” the book takes into account five foundational concepts to help readers deconstruct conflict into its component parts. Through this book, family business stakeholders and their advisors will become armed with cutting-edge thinking for achieving generational success in family enterprise.
February 14, 2017
Presented by Harvard Law School PON
February 10, 2017
Presented by FFI
THIS IS A MEMBER ONLY EVENT
The Family Firm Institute held a private webinar hosted by Continuity’s Doug Baumoel, co-author of Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power. Based on Doug and his Continuity partner’s groundbreaking methodology known as “The Conflict Equation,” the book takes into account five foundational concepts to help readers deconstruct conflict into its component parts. Doug discussed this in greater detail during the webinar.
(The Family Firm Institute Global Education Network (FFI GEN) provides online education and professional designation in family business and family wealth advising for consultants, advisors and family enterprise members around the world.)
November 9-11, 2016
Transitions West Conference
Presented by Family Business Magazine.
Phoenix, Arizona USA
Blair Trippe, Managing Partner at Continuity Family Business Consulting presented an Expert Briefing on Strategies for Dealing with Family Conflict. The Transitions West conference, is the only conference created for family companies, by family companies and is sponsored by Family Business Magazine. Attendance is strictly limited to owners, shareholders, family members, in-laws and executives of 75 family businesses or enterprises. The conference is designed to facilitate conversation on important family issues among generations.
October 25-28, 2016
Presented by Family Firm Institute
October 20-21, 2016
Presented by Johnson Center’s Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell University
Ithaca, New York USA
Doug Baumoel kicked off the opening evening reception and dinner event with highlights of his (then) just released book, with Continuity Partner Blair Trippe, “Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power.” Doug led a panel, “Trust, Fraud and Cyber-Security: Internal and External Considerations and Threats.” The panel examined how to recognize the signs and sources of internal and external fraud as well as cyber risk, which can undo one of the greatest strengths of family businesses – trust – and threaten the integrity of the enterprise.
September 22, 2016
Presented by WI Family Business Forum (WFBF), University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh
Appleton, Wisconsin USA
Continuity Family Business Consulting Founding Partner Doug Baumoel was in Appleton, WI where he conducted a program for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s – Family Business Forum. He introduced Continuity’s “Conflict Equation” methodology and led a lively exchange with family business stakeholders on how to better understand and manage conflict in their enterprises.
September 17-20, 2016
2016 Global Board Leaders Conference
Presented by National Association of Corporate Directors
Washington, D.C. USA
Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe presented a Power Breakfast Workshop, Family Business – Governing Through Complexity and Conflict during the 2016 Global Board Leaders Conference, “Beyond Borders Convergence”, in Washington, DC. Drawing on their newly published book, Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power, the workshop explored the challenges that family conflict imposes on the building and implementation of effective, independent governance and show how to overcome those challenges.
May 11-13, 2016
Private Company Governance Summit
Presented by Private Company Director Magazine
Washington, D.C. USA
Doug Baumoel attended this year’s conference, “Building the High Performing Private Company Board.” Continuity Family Business Consulting is a sponsor of the Conference and Private Company Director magazine. PCD is for directors, owners, and advisers of family-owned, closely-held and private-equity owned businesses of all sizes. Doug is a ‘subject expert’ contributing writing for the magazine as well. Read his latest article: “The Five Paths to Effective Family Business Governance.”
April 20-21, 2016
afhe Annual Conference and Membership
Presented by Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises
Washington, D.C. USA
The annual conference of Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises (AFHE) was help in Washington D.C. Each year’s conference brings together a multidisciplinary group of family business advisors, financial planners, psychologists and attorneys. This year Continuity’s Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe presented a session on “The Conflict Equation: A Methodology for Managing Conflict in Family Enterprises.”
April 6-8, 2016
Presented by Family Business Magazine
St. Petersburg, Florida USA
‘Family Dynamics and Successor Development’ was the 2016 Transitions East Conference theme. Transitions East includes owners, shareholders, family members and in-laws of leading family businesses and enterprises. These stakeholders participate in facilitated sessions on important family issues among generations. Continuity’s Doug Baumoel conducted an Expert Briefing on “Strategies for Dealing with Family Conflict.”
March 10-11, 2016
American Families in Business Conference
Presented by Campden Wealth
Miami, Florida USA
The American Families in Business Conference explored how businesses can use “Entrepreneurship and Innovation” to succeed and strive for excellence. Delegates heard from successful families who have stretched the boundaries and adopted entrepreneurial behaviors that align with the strategic objectives of their family enterprise. Continuity’s Doug Baumoel served as a Co-Chair.