“If there is an advantage of a family business, it’s family values. It’s a way to permeate power dynamics and build a culture.”

– Kevin McCarthy, Leadership Coach, ChangeRX

NextGen Affinity Group met for a half-day interactive workshop on March 5 at Bender Insurance SolutionsThe topic was on power dynamics in the family business. With the guidance of skilled leadership coach Kevin McCarthy, the group gained a deeper perspective on common issues with respect to power that can be sensitive and are not often talked about.

In this context, the group explored the need to intentionally establish core company values and culture, and the advantages of staying anchored around these values to drive coherence and adaptation while navigating times of transition. With interactive discussion and real world examples from the businesses of various group members, these nextgen leaders left with valuable insights to apply in their own family businesses.

The group will meet again on May 7 at River City Bank to discuss the topic “Scaling Up! The NextGen’s Dilemma for Driving and Managing Growth in the Family Business.”  Click here to RSVP or email FBC with any questions.

About this Affinity Group:  The NextGen Affinity Group meets specifically to share the experiences and challenges of taking on leadership roles in a Family Business. This peer networking group offers a forum for confidential and relevant dialogue among like individuals to share ideas, trends, issues and opportunities unique to the Family BusinessProspective members welcome. NextGen lead contact is Maggie Bender-Johnson. Affinity Group events are an FBC member benefit. For details on membership, click here!