Collaboration Across Small and Great Divides

Collaboration Across Small and
Great Divides

  • Teamwork matters.
  • Certain predictable behaviors get in the way of teamwork.
  • Cognitive errors affect collaboration.
  • Incentives and nudges perhaps can help.
  • Teamwork’s benefits clients.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding the difference between a group and a team.
  • What’s the right size/shape composition of a team?
  • Importance of trust in teamwork.
  • Cognitive errors and how they affect teamwork.


About the Presenter:


Learn from industry expert Nancy Rapoport about teamwork in business.

Meet the Presenter



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This meeting will be held at Cili Restaurant at the Bali Hai Golf Club.

Address: 5160 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119


The EPI Local Chapter is different than other groups because it brings together a diverse group of professionals from a wide range of specialties that can naturally work collaboratively on exit planning, succession planning, value growth, transaction or any engagement from both sides of the equation. The chapter meets regularly to network, reconnect, grow knowledge, and sharpen their skills with a common goal: Change the outcome for transitioning business owners. Make plans to join us for future events and connect with the local leadership by visiting

About the Presenter

Nancy Rapoport, J.D.

Nancy Rapoport, J.D.

Meet Nancy Rapoport:

Nancy B. Rapoport is the Special Counsel to the President of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  She is also the Garman Turner Gordon Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and is an Affiliate Professor of Business Law and Ethics in the Lee Business School at UNLV.  After receiving her B.A., summa cum laude, from Rice University in 1982 and her J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1985, she clerked for the Honorable Joseph T. Sneed III on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and then practiced law (primarily bankruptcy law) with Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco from 1986-1991.  She started her academic career at The Ohio State University College of Law in 1991, and she moved from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor with tenure in 1995 to Associate Dean for Student Affairs (1996) and Professor (1998) (just as she left Ohio State to become Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of Law).  She served as Dean of the University of Nebraska College of Law from 1998-2000.  She then served as Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center from July 2000-May 2006 and as Professor of Law from June 2006-June 2007, when she left to join the faculty at Boyd.  She served as Interim Dean of Boyd from 2012-2013, as Senior Advisor to the President of UNLV from 2014-2015, as Acting Executive Vice President & Provost from 2015-2016, and as Acting Senior Vice President for Finance and Business (for July and August 2017).  Her specialties are bankruptcy ethics, ethics in governance, law firm behavior, and the depiction of lawyers in popular culture.  In 2001, she was elected to membership in the American Law Institute, and in 2002, she received a Distinguished Alumna Award from Rice University.  In 2017, she received the Commercial Law League of America’s Lawrence P. King Award for Excellence in Bankruptcy, and in 2018, she was one of the recipients of the NAACP Legacy Builder Awards (Las Vegas Branch #1111).

Continuing Education

This meeting qualifies for the following continuing education credits:

One (1) CPE hour



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