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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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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: Facilitating Responsible Leadership Succession in Employee Owned Companies

On May 5, 2020, Kathleen McInerney Kane presented this webinar with David Paul, CEO, Aqua Engineering for the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) on important considerations when planning leadership succession at the C-Suite level, in service to the successful...

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Virtual Conference Presentation: Preparing Your Leadership Team for the Future

Alex Moss presented Preparing Your Leadership Team for the Future, as a part of a panel presentation on Sustaining Your Company and Your ESOP sponsored by Chartwell on April 20, 2020 for the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) Employee...

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Webinar: Leadership Succession in Employee Owned Companies

Kathleen McInerney Kane joined Stephanie Carlin of Prairie Capital Advisors on 12/17/19 for a webinar on Leadership Succession in ESOP Companies. Click here  to view the webinar. You will learn how developing a confident, strategically focused leadership team can drive...

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Developing Leaders at All Levels: A Key for Ownership Culture

So many of the behaviors we associate with ownership -- modeling a positive attitude, collaborating, generating ideas for improvement, taking responsibility for the work of the team—reflect good leadership.  In an employee-owned company, all levels can benefit from leadership development...

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Succession Planning for Long Term Sustainability

Boards of directors often ask their CEO’s for a succession plan, and review it annually. And while the plan should include the name of any potential successors, it should go far beyond this bare minimum. A succession plan should spell...

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Strategies of Successful Leadership Teams

“We’re not just running—we’re galloping!” These were the words of a senior executive on a leadership team in healthcare. The healthcare environment is complicated and uncertain, to say the least. Leading in this arena is requiring intuitive and counter-intuitive practices....

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Webinar Series: Money Matters

Money Matters Webinar Series These three webinars, created for the APIAHF learning community, cover three areas of financial management for nonprofits: basic financial literacy, effective financial governance for board members and financial management for program staff. Webinar 1: Understanding Financial...

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