Boost Your Productivity & Creativity

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 27, 2012 / 3 Comments

I’m always on the lookout for unique corporate cultures that shake things up to boost productivity, creativity, and service levels. A recent New York Times article featured 37signals‘ interesting culture and approaches. 37signals is a software firm that creates web solutions that help clients manage projects, customer relationships, and team collaboration. In the NY Times […]

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A Safe, Inspiring Culture or Not So Much?

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 20, 2012 / 9 Comments

This week 247WallSt.com released it’s newest rankings of the worst companies to work for in America. 24/7 Wall St. examined employee reviews of companies at glassdoor.com. To be considered, companies had to have at least 300 reviews posted. 202 companies made this list. At GlassDoor, employees rate their organization on a 1-5 scale (5 being […]

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Great Bosses Design & Align Teams

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 13, 2012 / 3 Comments

I’m coaching a senior leader of a new culture client. He and his senior leadership team have gotten off to a great start with their culture refinement, including (with my help) drafting their organization’s values and behaviors. This week, they’ll share this draft statement with the organization’s entire workforce, asking for their feedback. The senior […]

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Build Integrity By Doing Your Best

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 6, 2012 / 8 Comments

This week the world celebrated efforts and accomplishments at the Olympic Games in London. Gold medal winners Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin garnered headlines. So did inspired performances (though not podium finishes) by Niger rower Hamadou Djibo Issaka and Saudi Arabia’s first female Olympic athlete, judo competitor Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani. There were also less […]

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