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CAFE Family Business Webinars

The CAFE Family Business Webinars are a series of free monthly webinars for CAFE members conducted in association with qualified family business advisors. The one-hour webinars will focus on a variety of topics that are especially relevant to business families including succession planning, managing family conflict, ensuring next generation success,  creating life/work balance, good governance, intelligent investing, and estate planning, among others. This webinar series was created for you, our member, to provide information and tools to help your business family succeed. Feel free to contact us with suggested webinar topics for future consideration.

2015 Family Business Webinar Series

View an outline and register online for our monthly CAFE Family Business Webinars by clicking on the respective titles:

March 26: Building a Transferable Business
P. Bruce Hunter, Lighthouse 360 

Calvin Fong, Director, Development & Donor Services, - See more at:

Webinar Archive

If you missed one of our monthly CAFE Family Business Webinars you can watch it at your leisure by visiting - please note, you must be logged in as a CAFE Member to view this webpage. Below is a listing of our archived webinars. Select webinars have been hyperlinked for public access. Interested in joining our Family Business Community and tapping into all our resources? Click here


How to Improve Working Relationships and Productivity in a Multi-Generational Business
Shawn Casemore, Casemore and Co Inc.

The Act of Philanthropy – How to Start?
Calvin Fong, Vancouver Foundation


Using Performance Indicators to Drive your Family Business Strategy
Colin Brown and Laura McNally, McNally Brown Group

Put Away the Shotgun
Jeff Noble, BDO Canada LLP

Managing Conflicts through Transition
Robin A. Dodokin, Garfinkle Biderman LLP

Assembling Your Professional Team
Jeff Sproul, Northland Wealth Management Inc.

The Challenge of Family Leadership
Matthew Wesley,
The Wesley Group

The Value of Freedom
Phil Symchych, Symco & Co.


The Art of 'Win-Win' Family Negotiations
Andrew Pigott, The Succession Bridge

HR Fundamentals for Family Owned Businesses
Jordan Rodney, MaxPeoplePerform

Thriving or Trapped in the Family Business
Michael Klein, PsyD, Business Consultant & Author of the book Trapped in the Family Business®

Divorce Proofing the Family Business
Deborah Moskovitch, Divorce Coach, Author, Speaker, Educator & Guide

Maximizing Value from Your PAG
Jim Reger, The Reger Group

Family Business Founders: Addressing the Needs of the First Generation
Barbara Benoliel, Preferred Solutions Inc.

Decision Making in a Family Enterprise
David C. Bentall, Next Step Advisors Inc. and Ruth E Steverlynck, RES Consulting Group

How Independent Business Valuations Improve the Governance of Family Businesses
H. Christopher Nobes, C.A., C.B.V, H.B.A, Managing Director, Campbell Valuation Partners Limited

Building the Best Version of You – Values: Applying them to Life, Work & Play!
Dr. Liz Anderson-Peacock, The Peacock Group

Intelligent Investing for Family Business Owners
Jamie Townsend, CFP, CLU, Lawton Partners

Building an Accountable Culture - Your Keystone of Success in a Family Business
David Irvine, Leader’s Navigator™, Irvine & Associates Inc.


Using Behavioural Excellence to Set Your Entire Family Up for Success
David W. Osborne, Predictive Success Corporation

Only 15 Percent have it
Milt Carr and Brian Chuipka, Milt Carr & Associates

Transforming Family Business Conflicts
Ian Macnaughton & Michelle LeBaron, TransitionPoint Coaching Inc.

The Mythical Estate Freeze
Shelagh Rinald, Rinald Tax Advisory Inc.

Autonomy & Loyalty: Is it possible to pursue both in the Family Firm?
Amy Schuman, Principal Consultant, Family Business Consulting Group, Inc.

How to succeed as ‘The Apprentice’ in your Family Firm
Niki Kux-Kardos, Family Business Coach, Nexus Facilitation & Coaching


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