Layaway Angels Create Well-Being

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 26, 2011 / 0 Comments

These past three years have been hard on families all over the globe. The recession has generated difficult circumstances for anyone touched by unemployment, foreclosures, and worse. Though the global economy has begun to recover, optimism about the future is not widely held. Into this mix come holiday season stories of “layaway angels” here in […]

Read More

Be A Values-Aligned Leader

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

The new year is only weeks away. Traditionally this is a time to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments and missed opportunities, then plan for a more effective approach for the coming year. A few New Year’s Eve’s ago a culture client used this reflection time to design an approach for consistent values-aligned leadership. John’s […]

Read More

Poor Leadership Practices Cost You Money

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

In a recent webinar, Blanchard program director and senior researcher David Witt presented findings from his analysis of data from over 200 companies that have completed Blanchard’s “Cost of Doing Nothing” calculator. The companies in this mix range in size from 10 employees to thousands of employees from across the globe, from dozens of different […]

Read More

Make Sure You're Spinning the RIGHT Plates

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 5, 2011 / 2 Comments

When I was a little boy, our family gathered around the black-and-white TV set on Sunday nights in Southern California to watch The Ed Sullivan Show. Sullivan hosted a variety program that exposed American audiences to dozens of stars, novelty acts, and bands over the years. One particular act stands out in my mind. A […]

Read More