Past Events

  • Discovering the Blind Spot in Your Family and Business

    During this session, participants will be offered an assessment tool that allows them to expose their blind spot

    Friday, January 8, 2016 - 12:00pm

    UNC Asheville, Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room

    Even though we do not notice it, we all have a very small gap in the visual field known as a blind spot. One of the most commonly accepted theories that explain why we don't realize it is that the brain actually fills in the missing information using visual cues in the environment. The same can... Read More

  • Taxes, HR, and Marketing: What You Need to Know Now

    Get the latest update.

    Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 8:00am

    UNC Asheville, Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room

Taxes are certain, but what you deduct or defer depends on what you know. Learn from Rollin Groseclose, Johnson Price Sprinkle, and the 2015 federal and state tax changes.

    Do you know when you have to pay out accrued PTO in North Carolina? Can you really withhold an employee’s last... Read More

  • Difficult Conversations

    Difficult conversations are inevitable.

    Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:00am

    UNC Asheville, Sherrill Center, Mountain View Room

    “I don’t know how to say this but...”

    “…it’s time for you to retire, Dad.” “…we’re going to need you to pull a little more weight for the team.” “…I’m offering the senior management position to Bob instead.” “…I have no choice but to sell Grandma’s company.”

    Difficult... Read More

  • Dirty Little Secrets of Family Business: How to Successfully Navigate Family Business

    Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 3:00pm

    There can be no greater joy than successfully owning and running a business where you get to work with the people you love the most. Unfortunately, there are a myriad of obstacles that impede many family businesses from achieving this success. Learn the critical issues and steps that family... Read More

  • “Keep Things From Getting Too Heated" Key Tools for Family Meetings

    Friday, September 25, 2015 - 8:00am

    Sherrill Center, UNC Asheville Campus

    Managing family business meeting can be a daunting task, especially when participants of the meeting include those who work within the business and those who are stakeholders outside the company.  Getting everyone on the same page requires a strategically developed agenda, opportunity for... Read More

  • Relationship Realities in the Family Business

    Friday, April 10, 2015 - 8:00am

    Inn on Biltmore Estate

    This program will give you the tools to understand what emotional maturity is and how to better communicate with others. Debunk the popular yet shallow thoughts about leadership:  “ It’s all about the team” and “A good leader is a good motivator.” Instead, as a leader, your purpose is to... Read More