ESOP Builders Inc. March 2015 Newsletter
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Almost Time to Pack Your Bags for This Year's Employee Ownership Conferences

Winnipeg is the venue for this year's Canadian Employee Ownership Conference from June 3 to 5. If you are interested in learning about strategies to boost your employee ownership culture or if you'd like to learn how equity sharing can help you grow or exit your business, this is the conference to attend ... [More...]

Years of Research on Employee Ownership, Corporate Performance, and Employee Compensation

Over the years, the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) has conducted and reported on research on employee ownership and corporate performance. The research comes to a very definite conclusion: the combination of ownership and participative management is a powerful competitive tool ... [More...]

Study Says Holders of Equity Grants, ESPP Participants Place High Value on Plans

A recent survey of 2,116 worldwide recipients (1,475 of whom were in the US) of individual equity plan awards and/or participants in employee stock purchase plans (ESPPs) shows that stock plans are highly valued by employees and that their perception of them has strengthened since 2011 ... [More...]

Notable Quotables

"The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one." -- Oscar Wilde 

Upcoming ESOP Events

See ESOP Builders events page for details on upcoming events. ... [More...]

Canadian ESOP and Ownership Thinking Books

The $10 Trillion Opportunity: Designing Successful Exit Strategies for Middle Market Business Owners: A Guide for Professional Advisors - Canadian Edition (2007) by Perry Phillips and Richard E. Jackim.  $79.95 + GST plus $8.00 shipping & handling included (eg. 1 book = $83.95 CDN).  Order directly from or 1-866-601-3081.  

Perry Phillips' book, EMPLOYEE SHARE OWNERSHIP PLANS: How to Design and Implement an ESOP in Canada is currently being revised for publication in mid 2015.  Order directly from or 1-866-601-3081.  
Dr. Carol Beatty's book, Employee Ownership: The New Source of Competitive Advantage (published by Wiley and Sons 2001 - ISBN 0-471-64641-5).  The suggested retail price is $43.95 CDN.
Brad Hams' book, Ownership Thinking: How to End Entitlement and Create a Culture of Accountability, Purpose, and Profit (published by McGraw-Hill 2011 - ISBN-10: 0071772456 - ISBN-13: 978-0071772457). Click here to learn more about or order a copy of Brad's book.

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