At the Loyola Family Business Center, we take confidentiality seriously. A lot of the information that’s shared at our conferences, webinars and within our Peer Advisory Groups is personal, private stuff. The same holds true for the daily interactions—phone calls, meetings and emails—we have with our Member families. And now that we have a blog you might be wondering how we plan to protect and respect our Members’ privacy.
To be honest, the whole confidentiality-blog issue has irked me since we kicked-off Family Matters. And if it’s nagging at me, then it’s probably bugging you, too. Confidentiality isn’t always synonymous with blogs so let’s clear the air:
We will not post anything to Family Matters regarding you or your family business without your written permission.
The purpose of this blog is not to share secrets or air out dirty laundry. There are plenty of places that would gladly do that. Think of Family Matters as an extension of the FBC with an aim to build our community, start and continue conversations, and share useful and relevant family business topics. It is part of our goal to help make your lives and businesses better, not cause stress.
So there you have it, and I’m glad I got that off of my chest. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, let us know.
Interested in learning more about confidentiality and protecting yourself in today’s world of social media? FBC Members can now register for our September conference, where Frank Abagnale, subject of the film Catch Me If You Can, will share his expertise on how family businesses can protect themselves from fraud and identity theft.