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The Fundamentals of Business and Open-book Management

Nov 3, 2015 by Ron Ameln 0 Comments
In the late 1980s, I was a young sports reporter in Kansas City covering the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers game. The 49ers defeated the Chiefs, and they were on their way to a third Super Bowl Championship in seven years. In those days, the 49ers ruled the class of the league.
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How Well Do You Know Your Business? Take This Quiz

Mar 20, 2015 by Ron Ameln 0 Comments
A few years ago, one of my relatives who used to own a lawn-mowing business was telling me a story about how the crew members were perfectionists about the lawns. “After we’re done, we walk across the street into the adjoining neighbors’ yards, etc., to make sure we’ve done a great job trimming,” he said. Then, I said, “Why walk across the street? Can’t you tell when you’re trimming?” “No, way,” he said. “You can’t tell when you’re on it. It all looks good from that vantage point. You need a different perspective.”
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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.