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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.

If you would like more information on these topics, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

We’re back! What Have We Learned?

This article written by Ginny Vanderslice was published in the ESOP Association’s ESOP Report, August 2021. Many of us are breathing a sigh of relief for, we hope, successfully navigating the pandemic and in many cases coming out of it stronger...

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ESOP Communications Committees: An Overview (excerpt )

This is an excerpt from a chapter written by Alex Moss, Linshuang Lu and Ginny Vanderslice and is reprinted from the National Center for Employee Ownership's ESOP Communication Committee Guide, 4th ed. To join as a member, order publications or...

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Webinar: 5 Essential Strategies for Building an Ownership Culture

This presentation with Linshuang Lu and Alisa Moore, ESOP Trustee, Northern California Water Group Director. was a part of the National Center for Employee Ownership’s Virtual Fall Forum conference in September, 2021.

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Webinar: The Good, The Bad and the Difficult

This presentation with Nelson Parrish, Karen Ellis of Superior Farms, and Daniel Goldstein of Folience, was a part of the National Center for Employee Ownership's Virtual Fall Forum conference in September, 2021. As leaders, we need to hold difficult conversations,...

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Webinar: Integrating Ownership and Development Across the Employment Lifecycle

This presentation by Jon Sweigart and Sasha Sulkosky, Brinkman, was part of the National Center for Employee Ownership's Virtual Fall Forum conference in September, 2021.

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Webinar: Diversifying Your Company through Leadership Development and Succession Planning

This presentation by Ginny Vanderslice and Bob Dill was part of the National Center for Employee Ownership's Virtual Fall Forum conference in September, 2021.

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How to Get Started on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work

Trying to figure out how to get started or keep the momentum going? Nelson shares some guiding principles in this short piece with thoughts on things like defining your common goals, forming a small committed group, and integrating your plan...

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Webinar: Using Research to Build an Ownership Culture

On May 11, 2021, Ginny Vanderslice and Linshuang Lu hosted a webinar Using Research to Build an Ownership Culture for the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO). More than 25 years of research shows that employee-owned companies outperform their peers,...

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Podcast: Understanding and Excelling with ESOPS in AEC

Alex Moss was interviewed by Peter C. Atherton, P.E. for the AEC Leadership Today podcast. Listen to Understanding and Excelling with ESOPs in AEC to learn why A&E firms should consider ESOPs.

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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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