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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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Stay Conversations

How can companies leverage shared-ownership to attract and retain talented people now and as the labor market continues to evolve? One idea: hold Stay Conversations. If you know why talented people stay (and why they might think of leaving), you...

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Employee Ownership and the Great Resignation

Written by Jon Sweigart for The ESOP Report, December 2021, The ESOP Association. The pandemic has disrupted many things, not the least of which is the current American labor market and, maybe more profoundly, how Americans consider the purpose of...

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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: 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: 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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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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