The Only Sensible Way to Run a Company
Featuring Steve Baker, with lessons from Jack Stack
- Are you struggling to engage and empower your employees?
- Do your Millennials have you perplexed and bewildered?
- Do you have the right key business metrics in place to get results and keep people accountable?
Come and join us for The Great Game of Business and learn how to:
- Build a winning team that drives business results
- Create a line of sight between team actions and your company's strategic goals
- Encourage employees to work together so that everyone succeeds!
The Great Game's approach to running a company was developed to help close one of the biggest gaps in business: the gap between managers and employees. 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 financial outcome, good or bad.
Our real business is education. We teach people about business and give employees the knowledge and tools to help them understand:
- What winning means in business
- How to track, measure and improve performance and
- How to share in a self-funding stake in the outcome…to win or lose as a team.
Our ultimate goal is to create a “business of business people” who think, act and feel like owners. Open-book management is one of the key components of our approach, though it is only a portion of our overall process.
RSVP ASAP as this event has sold out the last several years!
And – as always – if you know someone that may be interested in learning more about us or could benefit from this discussion, please bring them along. I look forward to seeing you on November 3rd!
President, Ballantree Consulting
Founder, CEO Think Tank®
About Steve Baker
Steve Baker is the Vice President of The Great Game of Business, Inc., a division of employee-owned SRC Holdings Corporation. Known for his high-energy and engaging message, Steve has become a top-rated and sought after speaker, author and coach on topics of Open-Book Management, Strategy & Execution, Leadership and Employee Engagement. Steve co-wrote the update of the best-selling book, The Great Game of Business 20th Anniversary Edition.
Baker spent two decades working for privately-held companies, struggling to help owners reach their goals without access to key business metrics. Learning to play the Great Game of Business at SRC changed his life both at work and at home. He also serves on the Board of the National Center for Employee Ownership as well as the Steering Committee for SRC’s Ownership Culture Initiative.
About the Author of "The Great Game of Business" , Jack Stack
Jack Stack is Founder, President and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation. Jack has been called the “smartest strategist in America” by Inc. Magazine and one of the “top 10 minds in small business” by Fortune Magazine. A pioneer of the leadership model known as open-book management, Stack is the author of two books on the subject, The Great Game of Business and A Stake in the Outcome. His expertise in using the open-book model has helped SRC Holdings Corporation start, acquire, and own over 60 businesses and created thousands of jobs since 1983. Along the way, SRC’s stock value has increased 360,000%.
Jack has served as a world judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Institute and as an advisor for this group since 1998. Jack designed the first ever United Way Entrepreneurial Fund to encourage innovation within the non-profit community. He has also served as a contributor for Inc. Magazine and The New York Times and has addressed thousands of audiences on the topic of open-book management.
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Ballantree Consulting and CEO Think Tank
We provide business advisory and execution management services and run executive roundtable groups for small and mid-size businesses in the Greater Philadelphia and Reading areas.
We are also Certified Gazelles Coaches of Verne Harnish's Rockefeller Habits programs. For more info www.BallantreeConsulting.com .