Vision is the Foundation of Culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 25, 2012 / 2 Comments

My vision had been bothering me for a few months. It was no longer crisp and clear – it was blurry. Objects weren’t in focus. I chalked it up to old age. Feeling confident that since lasik surgery fixed my blurry vision 12 years earlier, lasik surgery was the way to go. I had a […]

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Build a Culture of Accountability

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 18, 2012 / 6 Comments

Many of you follow me on Twitter (thank you!) and know that I post quotes daily about cool culture practices, positivity at work (and at home!), what great bosses do, and similar subjects. I love it when I receive questions – sometimes even push back – about the bold declarations I make. I received a […]

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Great Bosses Manage People Effectively

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 11, 2012 / 0 Comments

Blanchard had a major presence at the 2012 ASTD international conference and expo in Denver, CO, USA last month. In-booth presentations, by yours truly and other fine Blanchard colleagues, were very well received. During one of his presentations, Scott Blanchard made a comment that really stuck a chord with me. Scott quoted his better half, […]

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Leaders, Observe & Align Culture Practices

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 4, 2012 / 0 Comments

On the drive home from the airport recently I was listening to an interview with a well-known comedian, writer, and actor. He was asked how success had changed his work approach over the years. He said, “Success insulates you. Early on as a comedian you become a trained observer of humans and situations around you. […]

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