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  • Broughton Consulting teamed up with our clients Pacific Community Ventures (PCV) and Sadie Scheffer from Bread SRSLY to discuss hiring and developing talent as part of the COVID-19 recovery. As so many small businesses are struggling to find and develop talent during this time, this......

  • Our Principal, Anne-Claire Broughton, recently participated in an ESOP Roundtable facilitated by The Great Game of Business‘ Change the Game Podcast. Listen in as Broughton and her colleagues, Victor Aspengren and John Williams, discuss the benefits and potential challenges of being an ESOP company and......

  • Our client ShopBot Tools, Inc. recently announced its restructuring as an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), a move that was designed to position the company for long term success by empowering its employees through ownership. ShopBot is the 14th company in the U.S. to establish an......

  • Our principal, Anne-Claire Broughton, was recently featured on Buffer’s new podcast series “Small Business, Big Lessons”, which goes behind the scenes with inspirational small businesses that are redefining how work happens. In this episode, Ari Weinzweig, Co-Founder of Zingerman’s, shares how open book management transformed......

  • Anne-Claire Broughton, Principal In the bear of a year that was 2020, I was grateful to be part of two business groups that took particular care of their employees and each other: the employee ownership community and the Great Game of Business (GGOB) community. GGOB developed a......

  • The North Carolina Business Council (NCBC) presented Principal Anne-Claire Broughton the 2019 Visionary Leadership award in honor of her commitment to sustainable business practices. This award highlights Broughton’s commitment to sustainable business practices, including a focus on long-term organizational health, prioritization of traditionally economically marginalized......

  • Broughton Consulting, which has been a certified B Corporation since June 2017, was honored in 2019 as one of the Best for the World for customers for its work improving the lives of frontline workers through employee ownership and open book management. B Corps meet......

  • Broughton Consulting collaborated with a number of partners, including the Employee Ownership Expansion Network, Democracy at Work Institute, the North Carolina Budget & Tax Center, and the Industrial Commons, to launch the North Carolina Employee Ownership Center (NCEOC). NCEOC educates business leaders about Employee Stock......

  • Broughton Consulting has launched the Human Capital Advantage Curriculum, a free training resource for business accelerators to help early stage businesses develop smart human capital strategies much sooner than they would otherwise, giving them a competitive advantage. The Hitachi Foundation (THF) initiated the development of......

  • Broughton Consulting, LLC recently had the good fortune to participate in two live radio shows and a three-part podcast. We used these platforms to get the word out about the power of employee engagement and employee ownership, as well as spreading the word about the Business Action Guide......