Bret Keisling is joined by Alex Moss, president of Praxis Consulting, considered by many to be the dean of ESOP culture, communication, and organization and leadership development, who shares his EO A-ha Moment, Praxis' origin story, and the inextricable links between culture and leadership with a company's ongoing success. Part 1.
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Episode 197 Show Notes
About Alex Moss:
Alex Moss, MPPM, is a founder and president of Praxis Consulting Group, Inc., where he advises employee-owned, nonprofit, and mission-driven corporate clients in fully engaging employees to drive organizational performance. His expertise includes ownership culture, strategy, governance, leadership, and workforce education and engagement, and he is a frequent speaker and author on these matters.
He is a Trustee of the Employee Ownership Foundation and a past member of the Board of Directors of The National Center for Employee Ownership, and of both the Board of Directors and the Board of Governors of The ESOP Association. He has chaired The ESOP Association’s professional advisory committees on Fiduciary Issues and on Ownership Culture, and he has served the employee ownership community in numerous other capacities.
Alex currently serves as a Board of Directors member of three ESOP companies, and chairs two of those. He has served on the boards of a number of cooperative and nonprofit community organizations, and he previously managed the social enterprise initiatives of a nonprofit community organization.
Praxis Consulting Group, Inc. was founded in Philadelphia in 1995 by Ginny Vanderslice and Alex Moss. Initially Praxis provided communication, training and organizational developm
ent services primarily to employee-owned companies. While they continue to work extensively with employee-owned companies, their practice has expanded to include work with nonprofits, socially responsible businesses and other organizations interested in developing workplace cultures that maximize employee engagement and responsibility. With the addition of consultants, Praxis has broadened its services to include leadership development, coaching, union-management partnerships, process improvement strategies, strategic planning, governance, and conflict management.
Over the past fifteen years, Praxis has grown to include twelve staff members, who together have backgrounds in a range of disciplines, including: organizational development, social psychology, adult education, business management, and finance.
Previous Episodes with Praxis:
Linshuang Liu of Praxis spoke with us in Episode 51: ESOPs and Ownership Culture.
Matt Hancock of spoke with us in Episode 2: ESOPs and Company Culture.
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