Culture Leadership Charge – Recommended Books

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Welcome to episode 56 of my Culture Leadership Charge video series. I’m often asked about the best books for leaders interested in learning about work culture. These are my top selections! You’ll see a consistent theme across these books: they emphasize values as the best way to create a purposeful, positive, productive work culture. My […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Be Careful What You Reward

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Welcome to episode 55 of my Culture Leadership Charge video series! What do leaders reward in your workplace? If leaders want a purposeful, positive, productive work culture, they must measure, monitor, and reward all three of those – productivity AND a positive environment for all AND plans, decisions, and actions aligning with the company’s servant […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Master Distractions

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

What are the most frequent distractions that you experience daily? If you’re like many workers, smartphones, social media, and small talk or gossip are frequent causes of interruptions and distractions at work. A recent study by RescueTime found that 35 percent of workers check email or instant messaging AT LEAST every 3 minutes throughout the […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Kindness Matters

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 5, 2018 / 2 Comments

This year, World Kindness Day is Tuesday, November 13. I hope you’re not waiting until that day to be kind to others . People need kindness every day – especially in our highly polarized societies. Being kind brings many scientifically-proven benefits. For example, committing acts of kindness – even observing acts of kindness – creates […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Solving the Talent Crisis

By S. Chris Edmonds / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Here in the midst of a booming global economy, the battle to attract and retain talent is reaching fever pitch. 83% of employees want to leave their jobs, according to a 2018 talent intelligence survey completed by Harris Interactive and eightfold.ai. 53% of those employees are looking for a job with a new employer while […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – We The People

By S. Chris Edmonds / October 1, 2018 / 4 Comments

Civility in our society is in short supply. Here in the US, I believe we have strayed far from the foundations of our republic. The preamble of the US Constitution, crafted in 1787, states in part “We the people . . . in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, […]

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