THANK YOU for Your Service

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 30, 2011 / 4 Comments

“Thank you for your service.” I was traveling back from a week-long conference. I’d been on my feet for three days straight. I’d signed my book for dozens of folks in our booth. Up late every night dining with old & new friends. It was a fabulous time – AND – I was ready to […]

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Crush Stupid Policies

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 23, 2011 / 1 Comment

Years ago I discovered something about organizations and policy creation. The client was a municipal government – city, not county or state. I was teaching a leadership program and participants were very pleased with the models, tools, and techniques the program presented. At one point during the afternoon, one woman – let’s call her Joyce […]

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Is Yours a "Me" Culture or a "WE" Culture?

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 16, 2011 / 0 Comments

My delightful Dad’s funeral service at Riverside National Cemetery was May 3, 2011. During that week, we spent a lot of time driving around Orange County, CA (and out to Riverside) with family. I’ve noticed this before on my visits “back home,” but I really was struck by California’s car culture on this “springtime” trip. […]

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Three Indicators of a Healthy Culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 9, 2011 / 0 Comments

Do you know what employees think about your company, your leaders, and your work environment? For you to understand the true impact – good or not so good – of your organization’s culture, you must see it from your employees’ perspective. What prompted this post? I had a blood test the other day. I’m a […]

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#CORPORATE CULTURE tweet book released!

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 2, 2011 / 1 Comment

I’m very pleased to announce the release of my first “solo” book effort, #CORPORATE CULTURE tweet, part of the THiNKaha elite series. My previous book, Leading at a Higher Level, was co-authored with dear friend and mentor Ken Blanchard. Publisher Mitchell Levy, CEO of THiNKaha, recently told me, “According to my team, my ONE reading […]

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