Want A Promotion? Take Ownership At Work Now

May 31, 2023 38 Min Podcast

Ownership starts with the mindset. The mindset that one has about responsibility, taking and practising personal responsibility. It is also about being curious, a desire to synergise and collaborate, being action orientated and lastly about delivering value.


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The Importance of Building an Ownership Culture: Engaging Employees and Fostering Organisational Success

According to Pete Stavros, the founder and chairperson of Ownership Works, a nonprofit organisation based in America, implementing an ownership culture can significantly enhance employee engagement and reduce turnover rates. But what exactly does ownership culture entail? Furthermore, why is it crucial for your organisation to comprehend and ultimately cultivate this ownership culture?

An ownership culture involves instilling a sense of accountability, responsibility, and empowerment within employees. It entails fostering an environment where individuals perceive themselves as not just mere employees, but as valuable contributors with a stake in the organisation's success. By cultivating this mindset, employees are more likely to be actively engaged, motivated, and committed to achieving the company's goals.

Understanding and building an ownership culture is of paramount importance for several reasons. Firstly, it promotes a sense of ownership and commitment among employees, as they feel more connected to the organisation's mission and vision. This, in turn, leads to improved job satisfaction, productivity, and overall performance.

An ownership culture additionally cultivates a sense of loyalty and retention among employees. When individuals feel valued, respected, and entrusted with important responsibilities, they are less inclined to seek opportunities elsewhere. This reduces turnover rates, saves recruitment and training costs, and promotes stability within the organisation.


Raise Your Game is a podcast on series by BFM; The Business Radio Station, featuring experts that present real-life practical solutions to personal development, career growth and leadership.

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Nigesh Armon, is man of many talents and experiences. He is in a constant journey to add value to others and currently heads the business and operations of Necole, a tech driven Blended Development Solution for any development need to meet a desired outcome.

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