Are you communicating and training effectively to make the most of being employee-owned? MyPath faced the challenge of educating more than 2,000 employee owners spread across two states in nine different companies about what it means to be an owner. The human services company’s innovative, successful solution: the creation of a Certified Employee Owner (CEO) education program.
Let’s put the negative onslaught of 2020 in the rearview mirror and have some fun discussing what Marvel’s Avengers can teach us about employee ownership. Captain America: Resilience Captain America was frozen in a block of ice for 65 years before being revived. Talk about [...]
Since March, in-person ESOP meetings have been difficult to conduct. Given the current situation, here are two strategies ESOP companies have used successfully with Workplace Development’s help to engage employees as owners. Click here to read the full article.
Avoid a cultural swan song, grab the “ownership microphone” and sing along with these bands to develop your company’s culture, define employees’ roles as owners and drive ESOP stock value. One Direction Do you know where you’re headed in building your ownership culture? In other [...]
Music, like ownership, moves people. Given that, what can Cherry-Bomb tossing, Authority-fighting musician John Mellencamp teach you about communicating the value of your ESOP? Here are four ownership communication ideas from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist. 1) Tell your story Mellencamp’s lyrics [...]
As leaves turn orange and another NFL season approaches, what can America’s favorite team, the Cleveland Browns (well, ok, my favorite) teach us about ESOP stock value drivers? After all, many of us love our favorite teams, and sports metaphors can be great employee-ownership training [...]
Do It Yourself Sailboat, 1962 “Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and good business is the best art.” Andy Warhol Striding off the elevator onto the concrete seventh floor of Pittsburgh’s Warhol Museum (the [...]
It started with the cell-phone call. “Hey dad,” said my daughter, Emory, “you want to run a half marathon with me?” No, absolutely not, screeched my suddenly alert mind. Because, despite clumping countless miles during the last four decades, I’ve rejected every half-marathon offer, even [...]
As a busy person constantly on the go, you make assumptions about all kinds of things, every day. In fact, you just made one about this article. Do me a favor, park your assumption for a moment and instead ask a question: why would I [...]
Seeking the next competitive edge ought to be an employee-owner no-brainer, right? Because implementing it will make your company more successful and grow ESOP stock value, benefiting everyone. But, despite decades of research confirming ESOPs with informed, involved employees outperform conventional companies, some employees still [...]