Culture Leadership Charge – Generous Leadership

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Generosity – by leaders, employees, and organizations large and small – is growing in importance. Younger generations are inspired by workplaces that give back to their communities. Deloitte’s 2017 Millennial study found that opportunities to be involved with “good causes” at the local level, many of which are enabled by employers, provide millennials with a […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Snacks Won’t Change Your Culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / April 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

I saw an ad on LinkedIn recently that made me laugh – out loud. The ad was for a company that delivers snacks to workplaces. The headline read, “CEOs rave about how easy it is to improve employee happiness, productivity, and well-being” . . . with snacks. I don’t doubt that healthy snacks can improve […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Act From Your Best Self

By S. Chris Edmonds / April 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you’re at your best, you are calm and cool. Even under pressure, you are engaged, nimble, and inspiring of others. The work may be hard but you’re a source of confidence and skills. When you’re not at your best, you are anxious and fearful. You’re hard on yourself and hard on others. You’re less […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Expand Your Worldview

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

How do you view the world? Your worldview impacts your plans, decisions, and actions every day, at home, in your community, and at work. Entrepreneur and author Hyrum W. Smith’s description of our worldview makes a lot of sense to me. As part of his excellent “reality model,” Hyrum describes an invisible “belief window” which […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Seismic Change

By S. Chris Edmonds / March 5, 2018 / 1 Comment

We’re in the midst of seismic change – in society and in business. Society is changing, before our very eyes. The #MeToo movement is challenging long-held male-dominated practices in schools, businesses, and communities. Harassment can no longer be swept under the rug. Unfair pay strategies are being exposed. Retail – the heart of our consumer-driven […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Purposeful Culture Assessment

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

How healthy is your organization’s culture today? You may not be aware of the quality of your work culture. You may not even think your organization has a “culture” – but it does. Whether your culture is an intentional one – with a formalized servant purpose, values and behaviors, strategies and goals – or not, […]

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