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Key Performance Indicators

How do businesses measure success?  They utilize financial statements such as the income statement (sales – expenses = profit). That’s important information, but there are problems with focusing only on this data. First, statements are “rear view.”  The data is … 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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Share the insomnia

Ian Portsmouth of Profit Magazine wrote an editorial on Ownership Thinking in a recent issue. “If you feel your employees don’t care enough about the success of your business and the problems within it, then maybe you haven’t given them … Continue reading

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How to Create a Business Culture of Employee Engagement, High Performance and Fun

Ownership Thinking will move your employees from “me” to “us,” creating a better work environment and significantly improving financial performance. There are four requirements in creating an environment of Ownership Thinking. The first is talent, the right people to move … Continue reading

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