Can Employee Ownership Hold Back a Tsunami of Small Business Closures?

Can Employee Ownership Hold Back a Tsunami of Small Business Closures? By Steve Dubb | November 27, 2017,  To paraphrase John Oliver, it is hard to find two words in the English language more likely to put you to sleep than “business succession.” Oliver famously made that claim for “net neutrality,” but the phrase “business succession” might be…

5 Steps To Create An Ownership Culture

What is Ownership Culture? During October, we celebrated Employee Ownership Month with a happy hour and learning session with one of our members New Belgium Brewing Company. One business owner raised a challenging question: “What is the downside of employee ownership?” While we know that running a business is always challenging, transitioning to employe-owned will…

CO Employee-Owned Happy Hour

CO Employee-Owned Happy Hour Did you know that Colorado is home to nearly 150 employee-owned companies, including three employee-owned breweries: New Belgium Brewing, Odell Brewing Co, and Left Hand Brewing Company?   October is employee ownership month. Celebrate with a pint of employee-owned beer and learn how employee ownership could work for your business in…