Thought Leadership

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As experts in our field, we publish various articles and whitepapers and host webinars on building effective workplace cultures and leadership structures. Click on the links below to have a look through our library.

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Five Tips for Financial Literacy Training

Do your employee owners know how your company makes a profit? Can they locate their efforts on your company income statement? One of the best ways to engage your employee owners is to share the answers to these questions. Thinking about...

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Strategic Thinking Framework Options

The pandemic upended many plans and raised future unpredictability for nearly all of us. It also opened the door for unexpected innovation and creativity. As we adjust to living with uncertainty, many organizations are thinking strategically about the future. In...

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Book review: Crucial Accountability

Crucial Accountability by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler, David Maxfield, 2013, McGraw-Hill Education Scenario 1: You have an employee who has trouble following through. She generally has a great attitude, always offering to help, but often stops short...

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Book Review: No Hard Feelings

No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotions at Work by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy Work is emotional. In other words, we experience a lot of feelings at work. While many of these emotions can be positive (feeling appreciated after a...

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Book Review: Leadership Development BS

Leadership Development BS, Jeffrey Pfeffer, 2015, HarperBusiness First, Pfeffer makes some important points in this about which we would agree. He makes a case, early in the book, that if all you are doing is teaching people "leadership" concepts such...

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Webinar: Big Picture Thinking in Times of Uncertainty

This topic was presented by Linshuang Lu and Alex Moss for the Vermont Employee Ownership Center's Annual Conference in the fall of 2020. The uncertainty of the covid-19 pandemic has made it very challenging to plan. Nevertheless, it is important...

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Virtual Panel on Shared Ownership moderated by Ginny Vanderslice at Rutgers University

On January 9, 2021 Ginny Vanderslice moderated a virtual panel at the 2021 Mid-Year Fellows Workshop in Honor of Louis O. Kelso at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and...

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Webinar: Think Like an Owner

Alex Moss presented this presentation for the National Center for Employee Ownership's (NCEO) 2020 webinar series. Follow this link to learn more about the NCEO.

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Webinar: Inspiring Accountability in Employee Owners at All Levels

Kathleen McInerney Kane presented this presentation during the National Center for Employee Ownership's (NCEO) 2020 Fall ESOP Forum. Follow this link to learn more about the NCEO.

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Creating Diverse, Inclusive and Equitable Employee-Owned Companies

Creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable company aligns with the values of employee ownership and contributes to an improved workplace environment. Employee-owned companies strive to create workplaces where people feel welcomed, included, respected, and heard. People will contribute their best...

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