Ownership Thinking

The term “Ownership Thinking” (OT) is likely best known as the title of a book. But it’s also a business, and a mindset. The Denver area business came first, founded by Brad Hams in 1995 after several years of developing the Ownership Thinking model. Its goal was to help businesses unleash their potential by providing …

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When Should I Hire a Controller?

A client recently shared with me the story of his business, before and after hiring a controller. Like many small to medium-size businesses, he was relying on an existing staff member – his office manager – to handle bookkeeping, invoicing, and other financial responsibilities. But when she suddenly resigned, the company was in turmoil and …

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Right People, Right Job – A Case Study of Transformation

#3 in a Series of Three Articles on Key Employees Having the right people in the right positions is the foundation for a cohesive culture, seamless operations and greater success. It’s especially true for those who are considered “key” employees, who are also critical to a successful exit strategy. My most recent blogs focused on …

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Developing and Retaining Key Employees

#2 in a series of three articles on Key Employees Having the right people in the right positions is critical to the success of a business. This is especially true for those who are considered “key” employees, and key employees are critical to a successful exit strategy. My last blog, Finding and Hiring Key Employees, …

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Finding and Hiring Key Employees

#1 in a Series of Three Articles on Key Employees Every business owner knows the importance of having the right people in the right positions. When that’s the case, your company has a cohesive culture, continuity of vision, seamless operations, and forward motion. Obstacles and struggles are few. Having the right people is especially critical …

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