BMC Associates helps business partners, owners of family businesses, and principals of other organizations deal with conflict and build collaboration. BMC’s interdisciplinary and non-adversarial approach helps strengthen working teams’ overall business and interpersonal performance.
February 19, 2019
Event: Exit Planning Institute Conference
Event Date: November 14, 2018
Location: Ritz Carlton – Tysons Corner, Virginia
It’s easy and common for financial and legal advisors to focus their efforts on “the business” to the detriment of the family behind it. Family businesses have special circumstances that public companies don’t face and managing the issues related to stewarding wealth through generations is complex.
February 18, 2019
Event: Executive Forums of Northern Virginia
Event Date: November 8, 2018
Location: The Tower Club, Tysons Corner, Virginia
Donna and David Gage addressed a gathering of CEOs and Co-owners interested in discovering the common (and not-so-common) traps partners fall into and the preventive steps they can take to minimize the likelihood of conflict. They stressed that most partner conflicts can be traced back to insufficient partner planning.
October 28, 2018
Event: Maryland Psychological Association Annual Convention
Event Date: November 2, 2018
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
The Maryland Psychological Association invited Drs. Donna and David Gage to present a workshop at their Annual Convention about the many ways psychologists can use mediation to help their clients. They focused on mediation with business partners, boards of directors, management teams and families with business and estate issues, but they emphasized how psychologists’ training and experience make them particularly well suited to work in any conflict situations that involve close relationships.
October 15, 2017
Event: DC Psychological Association
Event Date: October 20, 2017
Location: Washington, DC
David and Donna Gage gave a workshop for psychologists, social workers and executive coaches on how BMC uses a multidisciplinary approach to help family business owners resolve complex family and business conflicts collaboratively.
Other News & Updates
Celebration of Young Presidents’ Organization’s “Best of the Best” Education Award
Partners and Equity (Part 2): The Basic Principles of a Comprehensive Approach to Dividing Ownership
The Five Dysfunctions & The Partnership Charter
Have a Lean Start-up, but Start Out Right
Built to Sell: Co-Founders and Co-Sellers
Safeguarding the Family When the Business is Sold
Thanksgiving: Gratitude and Your Partnership
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