Blanchard's 2011 Corporate Issues Survey

By S. Chris Edmonds / April 25, 2011 / 0 Comments

Every year since 2003, the Ken Blanchard Companies has conducted it’s survey of business leaders and has published findings from these conversations. For the 2011 study, over 1300 global leaders were polled. Over 9,000 executives, line managers, training and HR leaders have participated in this ongoing study since 2003. As Blanchard’s culture expert, I am […]

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Three Keys to a Positive Leadership Legacy

By S. Chris Edmonds / April 18, 2011 / 2 Comments

Some of you know that my delightful father, James A. “Jim” Edmonds, Jr., passed away on April 11, 2011 at 91 years of age. The photo of Dad at left is from a cruise he and my mother took in 2006; that is the Taj Mahal in the background. As executor of Dad’s estate, I […]

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Who's in Charge of Culture?

By S. Chris Edmonds / April 11, 2011 / 2 Comments

I saw some interesting questions regarding corporate culture on an online forum this past week. Those questions prompted this post. The writer believes that corporate culture doesn’t exist – therefore it cannot impact employee behavior, performance, or work passion. My experience doesn’t bear this out, and I don’t feel bound to engage in debate or attempt […]

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What is your Leadership Point of View?

By S. Chris Edmonds / April 4, 2011 / 4 Comments

Have you ever considered who are you being when you are leading others? What values and principles are reflected in your plans, decisions, and actions when leading others? What are your intentions as a leader? What can followers expect of you as a leader? These powerful questions can help you understand your unique leadership point […]

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