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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as “leadership”

ESOP Culture: Can there be too much of a good thing?

The great majority of ESOPs I’ve encountered are pretty special places, employee focused cultures filled with hard working, collaborative and loyal employee-owners. In most cases, these strong cultures result in performance that beats the competition, and creates growth for the benefit of all in ...

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2019 Conference for Companies Running on EOS® Recap

What an amazing conference this year in Atlanta for companies running on EOS®! The passion and enthusiasm was palpable, from the opening address through the closing remarks. And, the topics/speakers in between were outstanding.

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Consistent Communication: An Essential Quality of an ESOP Leader

KeyStone Search has had the incredible opportunity to work with numerous ESOP companies through leadership succession and transitions. Employee owned companies are some of my favorite clients because they really get it when it comes to the importance of cultural fit and alignment. And while ...

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The War for Talent Continues

 For CEOs and other executive leaders running a small or mid-sized business, it may be easy to skip right on by this article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune last week. It focused on the talent shortage in largest 50 companies in the Minneapolis market.

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Building the Ideal Profile for Your ESOP’s Next Board Member

Your Board of Directors is an essential piece of your ESOP – and building the right board for your company requires careful thought, strategy and vetting of potential candidates. The right board will position your company for growth and sustainability by providing input on the company’s business ...

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Add Rocket Fuel to Your Business - with an Integrator!

Gino Wickman, creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS) and author of Traction, has released a new book called Rocket Fuel: The One Essential Combination That Will Get You More of What You Want from Your Business.  Along with co-author Mark Winters and a host of other collaborators ...

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