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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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Looking 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...

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Webinar: Making Financial Decisions Align with Corporate Culture

Do your company’s financial decisions align with your corporate culture priorities during this pandemic? Finances and culture are key areas of focus for all companies, but how do they work together during this time of uncertainty to ensure the company’s...

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Webinar: Managing Layoffs in an Ownership Culture

During this crisis, many firms have had to make the difficult decision to furlough or layoff employees. When the employees are also owners, this decision is even more difficult. How do you manage the layoff process in a way that...

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Webinar: Pandemic Divide Virtual Roundtable for Senior Leaders

On April 16, 2020, Kathleen McInerney Kane, Nelson Parrish and Molly Mead presented to Senior Leaders on the Pandemic Divide. The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting employees of companies and organizations differently. Some have to show up to work in person...

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Webinar: Leading in the Time of COVID-19 for Nonprofit Leaders

On May 1, 2020 Linshuang, Nancie and Nelson were joined by  Marianne Fray, CEO of Maternity Care Coalition and Lynn Faria, Executive Vice President, SAGE for this webinar for Nonprofit leaders. The COVID-19 pandemic has posed challenges that we have not...

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Webinar: Healthy People, Healthy Organizations: Building Toward the New Normal

This webinar brought participants together, through the use of virtual discussion groups, to explore frameworks, like the demand-control-support model for healthy workplaces, and strategies for supporting employees during this crisis while strengthening organizational culture for the long-term. Webinar Slides: Healthy...

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Webinar: How Boards Should Help Manage Crises

Board members can be a tremendous resource during crises: They can draw on outside and varied experiences and offer observations and ideas that might not arise internally. How can ESOP companies best leverage the expertise of their board during the...

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Webinar: The Leaders’ Role in a Crisis

The current health and economic crises pose challenges no company has faced before. Unimaginable stresses to an organization's infrastructure, finances, cash flow, and employee owners all can tax leaders at the moment their organizations need them most. This webinar, presented...

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Practical Guidance for Effectively Managing Work Remotely During COVID-19

“You are not working from home, you are at home, during a crisis, trying to work.” – Unknown Managing work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic is not the same as managing work remotely during normal times. The abrupt shift to...

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Webinar: Virtual Meeting Facilitation Basics

Effective meetings can be hard enough to facilitate in how do we do it virtually? Molly Mead, Jon Sweigart and Danie Greenwell held this webinar on April 3 and shared their best ideas to facilitate productive virtual meetings and...

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