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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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The ESOP Podcast Network – Episode 198 Part 2 about building stronger and more profitable ESOP companies

Episode 198, Alex Moss, Praxis Consulting Group, Part 2 In this episode from May 2022, Bret Keisling is again joined by Alex Moss, to talk about his experience with ESOP culture, communication, and leadership development, and how Praxis works to...

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The ESOP Podcast Network – Episode 197 Alex Moss on Praxis and EO Culture and Leadership

Episode 197, Alex Moss, Praxis Consulting Group, Part 1 In this episode from April 2022, Bret Keisling is joined by Alex Moss who shares his EO A-ha Moment, Praxis' origin story, and the inextricable links between culture and leadership with a company's ongoing...

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Leadership Development and Succession in Employee-Owned Companies

Leadership Development and Succession: An essential book presenting best practices in developing new leaders and succession planning., 2nd Edition (April 2022), National Center for Employee Ownership Ginny Vanderslice and Kathleen McInerney Kane contributed the first chapter Leadership Development and Succession...

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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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How to Measure Diversity Internally and Build Inclusive Workplace Practices in Pursuit of Racial Equity

Molly and Nelson had the opportunity to talk with Susie Fagan for B The Change, the B Corp's website that shares stories of people using business as a force for good about involving all employees in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion...

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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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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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