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Unlocking Workforce Potential: An Introduction to Employee Ownership & the Ownership Mindset

March 21, 2023 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a complimentary webinar about unlocking workforce potential with MOCEO Executive Director, Keith Davenport and The Great Game of Business Vice President, Steve Baker!

Discover what employee ownership is and how it can help a business increase growth, decrease turnover, and become more resilient in economic downturns that can be leveraged for business growth. We’ll show how employee ownership addresses the wealth gap by allowing everyday Missourians to be a business owner.


Steve Baker – Vice President, The Great Game of Business, Inc.

Steve coauthored Get in the Game as well as the update of the number one bestseller, The Great Game of Business—20th Anniversary Edition. Known for his engaging and irreverent style, Steve is a top-rated, sought-after speaker and coach on open-book management, strategy and execution,
leadership, and employee engagement.

His audiences range from Harvard University to the Department of Defense, and he is a regular at Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 Conference. He has served on the Board of the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) and SRC Holding’sOwnership Culture Initiative.

Steve is an award-winning artist and lives in Springfield, Missouri, with his trophy wife, JoAnn, and three above-average children.

Keith Davenport – Executive Director, Missouri Center for Employee Ownership

Keith Davenport has nearly 20 years of program management and executive leadership experience in the nonprofit and public sectors. Since moving to the Kansas City metro in 2008, he has worked in key regional organizations such as the International Headquarters for the Church of the Nazarene, Johnson County Community College, and Johnson County, Kansas Government.

He is the author and editor of dozens of publications on topics ranging from innovation in criminal justice to the United States Census and was the producer and co-host of the It’s Okay if You’re not Okay Podcast. He has an earned bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry from Olivet Nazarene University, a Masters of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary, and a Masters of Public Affairs from the University of Missouri’s Truman School of Government and Public Affairs.


March 21, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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