Governance Tips for EO Companies

Governance Tips for EO Companies

Getting the governance model of your employee owned company right can be invaluable in gaining understanding and using resources effectively. Here we provide a few tips on EO governance models. Let’s start at the beginning – What is Governance? The Chartered...
Governance Tips for EO Companies

The Differentiation of Employee Owned Companies

A personal view of how employee owned companies are different to those with more traditional ownership structures … John Lewis Partnership and beyond. Writing this piece to mark Employee Ownership Week, has proved to be harder than expected. Initially,...
Governance Tips for EO Companies

Founder Succession in EO Companies

Transferring to employee ownership is a great plan for founder succession, and can build resilience and sustainability if handled correctly Employee ownership produces a unique blend of three things:  a focus on employee inclusion and connection;  incentive; and  the...
Interview Skills – Preparing for Board Role Interviews

Interview Skills – Preparing for Board Role Interviews

Sharing some our tips from careers of interviewing and being interviewed In our most recent knowledge sharing session, the IDT consultants pooled their collective experience and wisdom of both applying for posts and being on the interviewing panel. Viewing the process...
Enabling Collaboration

Enabling Collaboration

Collaboration is just the way things are done around here… Collaboration flourishes on subtle, everyday examples that sub-consciously create an environment where eyes are on collective success, where recognising information that might be useful to others is...
Creating Open Discussions in the Boardroom

Creating Open Discussions in the Boardroom

Enabling open discussions through psychological safety sounds complex….is it? In this article we discuss what it is and how it can be applied to enable better boardroom discussions. Complex? Not really! As a concept, psychological safety has been around for some time...