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Change the Game™ Podcast

Involving Everyone in Your Company

Michael Kiolbassa

Michael Kiolbassa, President at Kiolbassa Smoked Meats, describes how unconscious commitments were holding him back, how values-based leadership training put the organization on the right path, and how opening the books magnified the trust in his organization and unleashed creativity.

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Ownership Transition Does Not Happen Overnight

Prairie Capital Advisors

Tom DeSimone and Hillary Hughes, Directors at Prairie Capital Advisors, discuss ways to transition ownership of a business to the employees, the signs that it might be time to start thinking about transitioning, and when is the best time to start planning.

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Inspiring Everyone to Build Their Dreams

Liz Wilder

Liz Wilder, President at Anthony Wilder Design/Build gives a heartfelt talk on inspiring others to build their dreams and weathering the storm during a recession by using every single measure to save every single job.

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The Power of Purpose

Clark Gey

Clark Gey, President of Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers, discusses how fairness and equality are not the same thing, why you should not read entitlements in your company, and the power of purpose.

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Planning is Essential for Growth and Success -

Casey Hildebrandt
Casey Hildebrandt, Owner of Hildebrandt Tree Tech, tells Steve how being a Great Game company helped to calm the storm, built his confidence as a leader and allowed him to not carry the entire burden of the business alone.

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Change The Game - Ch. 7 Unleashing the Creatives

Jack Stack

Jack Stack, President and CEO at SRC Holdings, reads chapter 7 from Change The Game. This chapter shares a story of a struggling theatre's turnaround just by opening the books and taking a closer look at the financials.

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Running A Profitable and Efficient Business

Rich Armstrong

Rich Armstrong, President at the Great Game of Business, discusses our Great Game Conference highlighting stories from our All Star companies who used The Game to thrive during the pandemic. How using High-Involvement Planning can help you better position your business for the future, and how Great Game practices can improve the productivity of the workforce to combat the current labor shortage.

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ESOP Roundtable 3

The Great Game Team

This episode of the Change The Game Podcast is from a previously recorded live roundtable event with three Great Game of Business practitioners sharing their stories with the focus: ESOP As A Legacy.

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Open-Book Management from an Employee-Owner Perspective

Rob Zicaro

Rob Zicaro, ESOP advocate, talks about open-book management through the eyes of an employee owner.

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One Goal, One Vision, One Team

Mike Keesee

Mike Keesee, President/CEO at Total Solutions Group, discuss with Steve and Rich how playing The Great Game of Business has helped his team make it through the last year, what is his win often theory and what he sees for the future of Total Solutions Group.

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About The Podcast

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Hosted by Rich Armstrong and Steve Baker the Change the Game podcast highlights true life stories of organizations influencing positive change by doing business differently. They’re teaching people how business works and closing the gap between the haves and have-nots. It’s capitalism at its best. Inside each episode, you’ll discover stories of entrepreneurs who are Changing the Game.

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