Category: Employee Ownership (a series)

Ownership Mind: A Prerequisite for Equity Owning

There is an old fashion idea that one “should dress for the position that you want.”  If you want to be a bank executive, you should wear a suit and tie even if your current role does not require it.  Not sure this reference is totally relevant… Continue reading

Phantom Stock, Shadow Stock, or Virtual Stock — Employee Ownership (a series)

An employee who “thinks like an owner” is the Holy Grail — having employees for owners — as we have discussed in other posts.  Therefore, I have been writing a series of posts about tools that owners can use to assist employees to think like… Continue reading

Restricted Stock Good Alternative to Stock Options — Employee Ownership (a series)

Providing employees an opportunity to have ownership in your company can be a great tool to get alignment with the employees.  Restricted stock is one other tool to reach the Holy Grail of having employees who think like owners [December 9, 2012].  As I wrote… Continue reading

Quest for the Holy Grail of Employees Who Think Like Owners — Employee Ownership (a series)

When a company owner says an employee “thinks like an owner”, the phrase is conveying an extremely high sense of appreciation and gratitude.  Employees like that are the Holy Grail for owners.   Not that all thinking by owners is holy, far from it :),… Continue reading

Survival of the Social-Collaboratist

Group social skills have conquered the earth (and will continue), said 82-year old Harvard professor Edward O. Wilson a few days ago at a talk I attended through the Long Now Foundation. This idea prompts me to think about several implications for businesses and other… Continue reading