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WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND? How the latest in ‘brain science’ can improve the skills of individuals working in the family enterprise field

When: June 5th 2013
Starts at 4:30 PM and ends with a 6:30 Reception
Where: One Finsbury Circus
London EC2M 7SH
United Kingdom
Contact: Family Firm Institute

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How the latest in ‘brain science’ can improve the skills of individuals working in the family enterprise field

Why do cab drivers in London have better memories than most of us? Does aerobic exercise improve our thinking? Will chocolates help us negotiate the next big deal? Are e-mails hurting our ability to be creative? Why do we remember some times more than others? What are the advantages of the middle-aged (and older) brain?

With the wave of brain science information coming at us every day, it’s difficult to sort through it all. In this program, we will explore what’s useful, what’s important, and what helps in sharpening the skills of individuals work in the family enterprise field.

Designed to make the new brain science practical, this program will:

  • Describe the workings of the brain
  • Discuss how we can improve our ever-changing brain
  • Consider how we can use this critical, evolving, and ever-changing body of knowledge to think about and improve our work with family enterprises in effective and creative ways.


About the Presenter


Jane Hilburt-Davis, President, Key Resources, LLC

Jane Hilburt-Davis is an experienced family business consultant and president of Key Resources, LLC, a Boston-based consulting firm. She is an FFI Fellow, with an ACFBA, and president emeritus of FFI. She has also served as Academic Coordinator of the FFI GEN program. She is a member of the Institute for Family Owned Businesses in Maine. Considered a leader in the field, she received the prestigious Richard Beckhard Practice Award designed to recognize outstanding contributions to family business practice. Jane is the author of many articles and case studies, and has trained, mentored and coached hundreds of family business advisors.  She is co-author of the widely acclaimed book, Consulting to Family Businesses. She serves as consultant and advisor to family businesses, and closely-held companies, throughout the United States, and has lectured and taught in the family business field in the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia.