Events Featuring Continuity

Upcoming Events featuring Continuity Family Business Consultants

November 7-9, 2018

Transitions West Conference

Presented by Family Business Magazine. Family Business Magazine

Marina del Rey, CA USA | CONFERENCE DETAILS and REGISTRATION | Workshop Session: Crack the Conflict Code: Presented by Continuity’s Doug Baumoel. This workshop will teach participants to consider the underlying reasons for conflict in family business, the differences between disputes and systemic conflicts, and what works and what doesn’t for managing these conflicts. We will work with a case to unpack a real family business conflict and explore pros and cons of potential approaches. Participants will learn the one key ingredient for managing conflict in their family enterprise.

Past Events featuring  Continuity Family Business’ Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe

September 20 & 21, 2018

2018 Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training

Hosted by Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, Salem, MA

Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council

Salem, MA | Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training | REGISTRATION CLOSED | Continuity’s Senior Consultant, R. Paul Faxon, J.D served on the faculty of this training that taught the fundamentals of the Collaborative Law model and prepared participants to develop results-oriented techniques to help their clients resolve family and business disputes. This training was designed especially for psychologists, mental health professionals, child development and co-parenting specialists, coaches, mediators, and financial professionals.

September 18, 2018

Deconstructing Conflict in Family Business and Shared Wealth

Hosted by McLane Middleton, Woburn, MA

McLane Middleton

Woburn, MA | McLane Middleton | REGISTRATION CLOSED | In this presentation, Doug Baumoel, Continuity’s Founding Partner, spoke about 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).

July 25-27, 2018

Purposeful Planning Institute’s Rendezvous 2018.

Presented by Purposeful Planning Institute

Purposeful Planning Institute

 

Denver, CO | Purposeful Planning Institute’s Rendezvous 2018. Continuity’s Founding Partner, Doug Baumoel facilitated a conversation entitled “Building the Family Factor in Families of Wealth.” The Family Factor is a central component of the Deconstructing Conflict framework developed by Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe. This conversation presented the idea that families of wealth typically have structural obstacles to developing a strong Family Factor which pre-disposes them to an inability to difficulty in managing conflict. The discussion explored the implications of the Family Factor in managing conflict, and talked about ideas for overcoming those obstacles in order to build strong Family Factors families of wealth.

July 17, 2018

Advisor Training

Presented by Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, Counsellors at Law

Rackemann Sawyer Brewster Counsellors at Law

 

Boston, MA | ADVISOR TRAINING: PRIVATE EVENT Blair Trippe and Doug Baumoel presented “Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth, and Power” at the law firm Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster in Boston, MA. Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster is a multi-service, Boston law firm sought and trusted by the region’s businesses, institutions and individuals for real estate, business, litigation, family law, and trusts and estates matters. 

June 13, 2018

Discussing: Difficult Family Topics

Presented by New York City Family Enterprise Center

New York City Family Enterprise Center

 

New York City, NY | In-Depth CONFIDENTIAL Session/Discussion; “Riding the Elephant Out of the Room: Managing Difficult Conversations in Your Family.” Continuity’s Managing Partner, Blair Trippe participated in this session to help participants define the elephant in their room better, understand what it is, and why it challenges the family business system, and what approaches and techniques can be used to help families discuss their most difficult and important issues. NOTE: All NYCFEC sessions are confidential, neutral, and respectful of all parties. No solicitation or commercial influence is permitted. You can feel safe about raising or discussing any of your own challenges or questions throughout the session. In NYCFEC sessions, you do not have to disclose your full name or identify your family business during the session.

June 6, 2018

Facilitated Discussion: “Conflict Resolution in Legacy Families”

Hosted by CCC Alliance

CCC Alliance

 

Boston, MA | PRIVATE EVENT | Facilitated Discussion: “Conflict Resolution in Families” | Continuity’s Founding Partner, Doug Baumoel shared how managing conflict effectively can be a critical factor for a family’s health and success. This session examined the issues and potential solutions.

May 16-18, 2018

Private Company Governance Summit 2018

Presented by Private Company Director Magazine

Private Company Director Magazine

Washington, DC | Private Company Governance Summit 2018. Continuity’s Founding Partner, Doug Baumoel delivered an Expert Briefing: Defining Board Roles and serves as Panel Moderator: The Owner-Board Relationship: Creating Effective Shareholder/Family, Management and Board Interaction.

April 27, 2018

Partner Event OI Global Partners

Miami, FL | OI Global Partners | Doug Baumoel presented “Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth, and Power” at the OI Global Partners conference in Miami, FL. OI Global Partners is a leading global career transition and coaching firm with coaches in 30 countries.

April 18-20, 2018

afhe 2018 Annual Conference & Membership Meeting

Presented Attorneys for Family Held Enterprise

2018 Annual Conference & Membership Meeting

Wigwam in Litchfield Park, AZ | afhe 2018 Annual Conference & Membership Meeting; Session: Building the Family Factor in Families of Wealth. This session was presented by Continuity’s Managing Partner, Blair Trippe. The Family Factor is a central component of the Deconstructing Conflict framework developed by Blair Trippe and Doug Baumoel, answering the question, “Is the family bond strong enough to leverage compromise, forgiveness, and commitment to change?”. This presentation explored the idea that families of wealth often encounter difficulty developing a strong family factor, which pre-disposes them to conflict. The presentation also offered ideas on how to build stronger family factors for generations to come.

April 11-13, 2018

Transitions East Conference

Presented by Family Business Magazine

Family Business Magazine

St. Petersburg, FL | Transitions East Conference; Keynote interview with Andrew Cathy, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, Chick-Fil-A and “Expert Briefing: Marrying-in and Dealing with Family Conflict,” presented by Continuity’s Managing Partner, Blair Trippe.

April 5, 2018

Family Business Roundtable

Presented by Cornell University Smith Family Business Initiative

Cornell University Smith Family Business Initiative

San Francisco, CA | Family Business Roundtable; “Family Business Conflict: From the Inside and Out.” Continuity’s Founding Partner, Doug Baumoel was part of this expert moderated program to participate in a deep dive discussion with family business stakeholders to learn how to succeed through conflict.

January 29-30, 2018

Generations Family Business Conference

Presented by Capital Region Family Business Center

Generations Family Business Conference

Sacramento, CA | Generations Conference: Now in its second year, the Generations conference featured an impressive roster of local, regional and national keynote speakers and breakout sessions, who shared personal stories of their family businesses.  Continuity’s Blair Trippe, Managing Partner and Jonathan ‘Joc’ Clark, Senior Consultant took part in these two interactive days of speakers, workshops, learning and collaborating.

December 14, 2017

Expert Panel Webinar

Presented by Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute

Anywhere via Webinar REPLAY AVAILABLE to MEMBERS | WEBINAR: Conflict Prevention/ Diffusion: Cooling Off Hot Conversations: Keeping the holiday gatherings happy and fun can be tricky for anyone and even more so for families who also own and run a business together. The Galliard Family Business Advisor Institute has assembled a panel of experts shared tips to assist in conflict diffusion – along with a few colorful stories.  Members can join Lisë Stewart, Melissa Kelly-McCabe, Natalie McVeigh, and Continuity’s Doug Baumoel for this lively webinar replay.

November 1-3, 2017

Transitions West Conference

Presented by Family Business Magazine. Family Business Magazine

Coronado, CA USA | REGISTRATION CLOSED | Family Business Basics and Conflict Management 101: This pre-conference session featured Continuity’s Doug Baumoel, for first-time Transitions’ attendees and others who wanted to brush up on key family business terms and practices. A special section was added on family conflict management basics. The session also offered tips on how to get the most out of the conference experience.

October 26-27, 2017

Families in Business Conference

Presented by Johnson Center’s Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell University

Johnson Center's Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell University

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Ithaca, New York USA | REGISTRATION CLOSED | Family Business Workshop – Essential Tools for Working with Families in Business This workshop was for families as well as advisors and practitioners. It fully prepared the attendees towards understanding the unique nature of families in business and better equip them to work in a myriad of situations. Continuity’s Doug Baumoel, a Cornell Family Business Scholar, was joined by another, using current cases as well as those of participants. This workshop will added new tools to a family’s kit and better prepared them for the important work to come.

October 17, 2017

Family Owned Business Event Hosted by BMO Harris Bank

BMO Harris Bank

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PRIVATE EVENT: Chicago, IL USA | BMO Harris Bank Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe will conduct an in depth discussion on strategies to overcome generational conflict and better manage key issues such as family governance, distribution of funds and succession planning during this half-day event. THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY.

October 12, 2017

MWI Mediator Roundtable

Hosted by MWI, Boston, MAMWI, Mediation Roundtable

Boston, MA USA | MWI, Inc | 5:30p – 7:30p REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 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).

September 14 & 15, 2017

2017 Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training

Hosted by Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, Brewster, MA

Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council

Brewster, MA | Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council | 8:00a – 5:00p REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Join R. Paul Faxon, J.D of Continuity to learn the fundamentals of the Collaborative Law model and how to apply it to both Family & Business Law cases. Paul is a past President of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council who practices in the areas of closely-held and family business law, commercial real estate transactions, and legal conflict assessment and resolution.

September 7-9, 2017

13th Annual Civil Collaborative Law Conference

Hosted by Global Collaborative Law CouncilGlobal Collaborative Law Council

Tampa, FL | Civil Collaborative Law Conference 13th Annual|8:30a – 5:30p Continuity’s R. Paul Faxton explored a collaborative approach to resolving a commercial dispute. The workshop offered a case study of a 2016 business dispute in which Collaborative Law (CL) accomplished that which the parties could not achieve on their own, offering them a solution that no court could have provided.

June 16, 2017

RADIO SHOW: ‘Real Estate Hour’ with Bob Lane’

Hosted by Wharton University of Pennsylvania , Business Radio on Sirius XMWharton Real Estate Hour

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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 MagazineFamily Business Magazine

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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 WEBINAR REPLAY FOUND HERE.

May 12, 2017

MCLC Networking & Educational Forum

Presented by Massachusetts Collaborative Law CouncilMassachusetts Collaborative Law Council

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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

May 10-12, 2017

The Private Company Governance Summit 2017

Presented by Family Business MagazinePrivate Company Director Magazine

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Chicago, IL USA REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 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 26-28, 2017

afhe 2017 Annual Conference & Membership Meeting

Presented by Attorneys for Family Held Enterprise

Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises

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Miami, FL USA

Featured speaker, Continuity’s Blair Tripp presented a case study: “Hanging by a Thread – the Conflict Equation in Practice”. Learn more about the Conflict Equation here.

April 25, 2017

Family Office Association ‘Speakers Event’

Presented by Family Office Association 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 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.

March 22-24, 2017

Transitions East Conference

Presented by Family Business Magazine Family Business Magazine

Tampa, FL USA REGISTRATION INACTIVE ‘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 NYU Stern School of Business: Entrepreneurship and Family Business Save

New York, NY USA CLOSED EVENT 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 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 Bentley University Save

Waltham, Massachusetts USA CLOSED EVENT 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

Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation

Presented by Harvard Law School PON Harvard Law School Program on Negotiations

Cambridge, Massachusetts USA EVENT WAS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Continuity’s  Blair Trippe and Doug Baumoel were featured speakers at ‘Book Talk.  They are the co-authors of Deconstructing Conflict: Understanding Family Business, Shared Wealth and Power.   MORE DETAILS FOUND AT HARVARD’S WEBSITE.

February 10, 2017

Family Firm Institute Global Education Network

Presented by FFI Family Firm Institute Global Education Network

Webinar, Global 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. 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

Family Firm Institute Global Conference

Presented by Family Firm Institute

Family Firm Institute Global COnference

Chicago, Illinois USA This year celebrated Family Firm Institute’s 30th Anniversary. Continuity’s Doug Baumoel and Blair Trippe presented a session on Deconstructing Conflict and The Conflict Equation for the Research & Education Symposium.

October 20-21, 2016

Families in Business Conference

Presented by Johnson Center’s Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell University

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

Wisconsin Family Business Forum

Presented by WI Family Business Forum (WFBF), University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh

Wisconsin Family Business Forum

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

National Assoc 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

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

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

Transitions East Conference

Presented by Family Business Magazine

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

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.

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