What's Your Leadership Philosophy?

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 26, 2011 / 4 Comments

I’m working with a client to bring Blanchard’s new Servant Leadership program into their organization’s culture. There are a lot of really good things in place in this organization, AND, they want to take the vital steps to ensure all leaders are serving staff, every minute of every day. Their senior leaders have formalized the […]

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Courageous Career Coaching, Updated

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 19, 2011 / 0 Comments

This past week I enjoyed co-facilitating Blanchard’s new Servant Leadership Immersion program (which I co-authored) with Ken & Margie Blanchard in Rancho Bernardo, CA. Margie, the director of Blanchard’s Office of the Future, is always working on cool projects that increase leader effectiveness. I first reported on Margie’s courageous career questions a year ago in […]

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Three Steps to Effective Contribution Management

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 12, 2011 / 0 Comments

I’m fascinated by performance management systems. I often ask clients: does your performance management system really help everyone meet performance standards? Most clients say their performance management system is “OK.” Few (less than 5%, in my experience) say their system is “outstanding.” There is a vital need to refine systems to 1) manage performance consistently well […]

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Skyrocket Performance with #WorkPlaceInspiration

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 5, 2011 / 4 Comments

Employee morale in organizations across the globe continues to erode. A recent study by the World At Work organization found that employee engagement levels for all workers at the companies surveyed have dropped by nearly 10 percent since 2008-2009, and by 23 percent for top performers. Their study also shows that, compared with 2008-2009 data, top-performing employees […]

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