October 26, 2016


Phoenix, Arizona & Live Video Stream

About the Thrive Conference


The Thrive Conference for Families in Business is designed to strengthen and grow your business to set you up for long-term success. Family and business experts will provide tools to help your family:

• Replace divisive language at home and in the workplace with communication that breeds success.

• Repair fractured relationships by identifying and building on core values.

• Give up the status quo and embrace industry-changing ideas that will set your business apart.

• Let go of the fear of making mistakes by developing ties with fellow business owners.

• Stop worrying about the financial future of your company and learn to see it as God’s business.

Join best-selling author, and speaker Dr. Randy Carlson along with an expert guest faculty of industry leaders for an exciting day of sessions designed to take your family business to the next level.


Topics to be Covered Include:

Secrets to a thriving family business

Making and becoming a good leader

Communicate for success

Doing business God's way

Generate an idea that will disrupt an industry

The importance of birth order in family business dynamics


Who Should Attend:

Family business leaders

Family member employees

Spouses, siblings and cousins

Non-profit ministries and church leaders that work with family

Couples in business

Those wanting to start a business

Business leaders

Professionals offering services to families in business like accountants, attorneys, counselors and consultants

Speakers & Video Faculty

*Faculty subject to change. Video faculty members will provide brief recorded messages.

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All times Pacific Standard Time

*Schedule Subject to Change


8:30 AM Part 1
Music with Grand Canyon University
Session 1 - Dr. Randy Carlson
Thriving Moment video with Dr. Ken Canfield
Thriving Moment video with Dr. Brent Garrison
Session 2 – Brian Mueller
11:00AMPart 2
Thriving Moment video with Dr. John Trent
Thriving Moment video with Linda Swindling
Session 3 – Holly & Rick Betenbough
12:10PMNetworking lunch break
1:10PMPart 3
Music with Grand Canyon University
Session 4 – Jerry Colangelo
Thriving Moment video with Allan Solhiem
Thriving Moment video with John Beckett
Session 5 – Dr. Kevin Leman
3:25PMPart 4
Thriving Moment video with Cindy Monroe
Thriving Moment video with Greg Knapp
Session 6 – Panel discussion with Kevin Leman, Dennis O’Reilly, Rick & Holly Betenbough
Closing session – Dr. Randy Carlson

Session Descriptions



Grand Canyon University Arena


Parking will be available in the multi-level parking garage adjacent to the Arena (please enter to the west of 33rd Avenue).

Presented By

Sponsor The Event

For More Information

Email: thrive@flc.org | Laura Kruszewski: 520.219.7704
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*Speaker and Faculty beliefs may not necessarily reflect those of the Intentional Living Center and Family Life Radio, and their presence at the conference does not imply endorsement of their views or affiliations.