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Ownership Thinking Observations by Brad Hams

An interesting observation: I visited two clients approximately six months after implementing Ownership Thinking in their respective companies to do some follow-up work.  These companies were in the same town, and within less than a mile of each other.  I spent … Continue reading

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Scoreboard Tips

Tips (by Tom Bouwer) As I worked with our clients these past few months, I noticed a few struggling with the scoreboard. So, I thought I’d share with you a few tips that helped them stay on track: Tip #1 … Continue reading

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How to Replace a Culture of Employee Entitlement

Interview with Brad Hams reprinted from http://www.profitguide.com/manage-grow/human-resources/how-to-fight-the-business-crippling-entitlement-mindset-30385 By Jim McElgunn – April 24, 2012 How to Replace a Culture of Employee Entitlement Three ways to overcome the employee-entitlement mindset that is crippling many companies Too many employees today believe they’re … Continue reading

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Critical Nature of Pricing

(by Casey Brown) Pricing is the financial lever with the single biggest impact on your profitability. A 1-2% improvement in price can have a 10-50% improvement in net margin, much greater than similar improvements in costs or sales volume. The … Continue reading

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Ownership Thinking vs. The Productivity Gap

Do a quick survey of business news headlines on any given day and you’re sure to be reminded of an ominous innovation and productivity gap weighing down the Canadian economy. Pundits have made careers out of debating the root causes, … Continue reading

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Boosting employee engagement in your company

Trying to boost employee engagement in your company? Here’s a few tips from Brad Hams to help ensure success: How to identify an entitlement culture: At the heart of entitlement is the notion that if I want something I should … Continue reading

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Incentives

We’ve been discussing the Ownership Thinking (OT) system and the keys to turning workplaces of poor-performing or disengaged employees into motivated, passionate and profit-focused team players. But what we haven’t covered are the incentives necessary to make that happen. We … Continue reading

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