employee engagement

18 Nov 2014

Tick Tock, Punching The Clock: How To Engage A Team

By |2017-04-03T11:03:35+00:00November 18th, 2014|Categories: Dream Teams, Leadership, Manifast|Tags: , , , , , |

Three of the top reasons people feel disengaged at work include: don’t like their boss, don’t feel connected with other employees and don’t feel they matter. In this post connection expert and coach Barbara Abramson shows you some ways to engage your team and turn this around.

By Barbara Abramson

Disengaged Employees Bored Team PresentationI used to work for a media company that was divided into several autonomous departments, each overseen by a mid-level manager who reported to the division manager.  We operated pretty independently of each other and were in essence, our own […]

18 Sep 2009

Employee Share Ownership – Alignment of Goals

By |2017-07-26T21:26:37+00:00September 18th, 2009|Categories: Business Strategy, Doug's Blog, Dream Teams|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In my previous post on Strategy and Corporate Governance for Small Business, I talked about aligning Shareholder goals with the running of the company. This applies to employee share ownership as well.

When offering employees ownership you are making them shareholders.

Companies sometimes do this in an attempt to retain employees as the primary motive. However, there are issues:

  1. Shares in a privately held company are not the same as a cash bonus. They are a paper benefit until they can be sold.
  2. The goals of employee shareholders need to be in alignment with majority shareholders. If they are not then it might […]