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Implementing The Adult Contract

Over the last several months we’ve been talking about The Adult Contract and how implementing Ownership Thinking involves creating an environment of high visibility and high accountability in an organization.  If the organization was operating with a fairly low level … Continue reading

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In Memoriam of Brad Hams

In Memoriam of Brad Hams Brad Hams, Founder and President of Ownership Thinking Worldwide, passed away October 17th, 2014. An expert in Finance and Human Behaviour and a past President of Mrs. Fields Cookies (Mexico), Brad created a program to … Continue reading

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The Adult Contract – What Adults Do

Lately we’ve been discussing the Adult Contract – an agreement as to how people ought to treat one another in this new Ownership Thinking environment of visibility and accountability.  We’ve covered what adults don’t do under the contract and now … Continue reading

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The Adult Contract – Adults Don’t Argue With Reality

As discussed in our last two posts, the Adult Contract is an “agreement as to how people ought to treat one another in this new environment of visibility and accountability.” This month we’ll continue with another aspect of the Adult … Continue reading

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The Adult Contract – Adults Don’t Shoot Each Other

As discussed previously, the Adult Contract is an “agreement as to how people ought to treat one another in this new environment of visibility and accountability.” Adults Don’t:  Shoot each other (figuratively, of course) Everybody makes mistakes.  In his book Ownership … Continue reading

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The Adult Contract

Implemeting Ownership Thinking in a company involves change. It involves creating an environment of high visibility and high accountability in the organization. If the organization was operating with a fairly low level of visibility and accountability in the past, this … Continue reading

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Sometimes what your employees don’t know can hurt your company

Brad Hams uses the following example in his book Ownership Thinking: How to End Entitlement and Create a Culture of Accountability, Purpose, and Profit:  when asked the question: “Your company had $12 million in sales last year.  What do you … Continue reading

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