By Maria Thimothy, senior consultant at OneIMS who helps businesses grow by creating and capturing demand and managing and nurturing relationships.
As a business owner, feelings of ownership are part and parcel of the job. Your commitment to your job is a result of your conviction and determination to make your vision a reality. However, it can be a struggle to find employees who can share your feelings of ownership and investment in the company. Although much of your success in building a good team is down to identifying and recruiting talent, once you have a good workforce on board, it is important to provide the right environment to encourage them to engage and take ownership in their roles. Ideally, you want to encourage people to feel that by working for you, they are also working for themselves — not only because their jobs allow them to develop their