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Business As The New Educators: Benefits of Financial Literacy Training For Employees

Nov 21, 2022 by Great Game Team 0 Comments
In a survey conducted in 2020, American adults answered a list of personal finance questions. Only 52% of those adults answered the survey questions correctly. But those results are really no surprise. After all, only 15 states in the US even guarantee high schoolers will take at least one semester of personal finance before graduating.
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Combat Quiet Quitting with Open Book Management

Nov 16, 2022 by Great Game Team 0 Comments
  Tight on the heels of the Great Resignation comes another economic trend: quiet quitting. Many who aren’t choosing to leave their jobs for better opportunities are staying put but distancing themselves from excessive work-related duties (AKA, quiet quitting).
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How to Forecast Cash Flow With The Help of Your Employees

Forecasting cash flow is the key to the survival of many organizations, yet it’s a non-existent process in others. Often, organizations with abundant cash see little value in taking the time to put a system in place to do this. Other organizations that operate with little or no cash see forecasting cash flow as a critical element in running their business in such a manner as to avoid a crisis of liquidity. 
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Breaking The Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle By Using Personal Scoreboards

Scoreboards, proper goal tracking, and budgeting are all natural components we expect to see utilized in any business.  Afterall, how could we determine the success of a business without benchmarks and goal tracking? So if we determine the success of a business through financial scoreboards and goal tracking, then why don't we scoreboard our personal lives?
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How English Tea Shop Is Creating Shared Value

Creating a sustainable business is no easy task. Creating a sustainable business that also enriches the lives of all the people involved in that business is an even more challenging task. This is exactly what English Tea Shop sought out to do in 2014. CEO, Suranga Herath, wanted to create shared value for his people and community and he needed a business model to do so.
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5 Takeaways From A Great Game Coach on Employee Ownership And Engagement Strategies

We had Great Game™ Certified Coach, Anne-Claire Broughton on our podcast to share her expertise on the different forms of employee ownership. She discusses the benefits of employee ownership, initiatives her clients are using to provide financial literacy training to employees, and how to engage employees in a way that makes work fun.
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Evergreen Cooperatives: How They're Creating Wealth and Opportunities For Their Employees

      Evergreen Cooperatives is a family of worker-owned cooperatives that includes the Evergreen Cooperative Laundry and Green City Growers. Evergreen Cooperatives focuses on creating economic development within specific neighborhoods in Cleveland, making it their mission to build up the people and communities around them. As Cleveland Foundation’s President/CEO and Evergreen Board Chairman, Ronn Richard, says: “Our goal is equitable wealth creation at scale.”
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The Power Of Equity: When Employees Own The Company, Great Things Happen

Oct 4, 2022 by Darren Dahl 0 Comments
When the employee-owners of SRC Holdings gathered on the evening of Wednesday, June 15, 2022, for SRC’s 38th Annual Shareholder Meeting, you could feel the electricity in the room. Many of the company’s 2,000-strong workforce were in attendance—some with spouses, partners, and children in tow. Not only was everyone enjoying the ability to gather in person again, the company and its ten subsidiaries had been on a hot streak after a down year caused by the disruptions of the pandemic. Everyone was expecting big news because they were about to learn the updated share price of their company. They weren’t going to be disappointed.
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What Makes Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" so Great?

      Each year, Fortune partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to survey employees at hundreds of corporate America’s top firms to determine which companies will be named as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. The most recent list, released in 2022, included Great Game Hall of Fame winner, Hilcorp Energy.
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Why a Data-Driven and Unbiased Approach Is Best for Business Strategy

Sep 13, 2022 by ITR Economics 0 Comments
  Creating your business strategy is no easy task. So much of your time, effort, and resources go into it, and you don’t want to waste any of that by doing it the wrong way. In fact, strategic planning without accurate data behind it is pointless. But accurate data is where the experts at ITR Economics come in, helping you make your strategy the best it can be. Let’s take a look at how ITR Economics’ unique methodology can provide your company with the best business strategy.
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About The Great Game of Business

Our approach to running a company was developed to help close one of the biggest gaps in business: the gap between managers and employees. We call our open-book approach The Great Game of Business. What lies at the heart of The Game is a very simple proposition: The best, most efficient, most profitable way to operate a business is to give everybody in the company a voice in saying how the company is run and a stake in the outcome. Let us teach you how to develop a culture of ownership, where employees think, act and feel like owners.