Culture Leadership Charge – Don’t Tolerate Bad Behaviors

By S. Chris Edmonds / February 6, 2017 / 2 Comments

Leaders must champion their desired culture, every day. To create and maintain a work environment where everyone is treated with trust, respect, and dignity in every interaction, leaders must model those behaviors as well as ensure others model those behaviors. The problem in many organizations around the globe is that leaders pay attention only to […]

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Leading a purposeful, positive, productive culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

How much attention does your organization’s culture enjoy each day? If your business is like most across the globe, culture isn’t even on the radar. Yet culture – the quality of the work environment, how people treat each other, the norms that guide daily behavior and activities – is growing in importance. According to Deloitte’s […]

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Hire great leaders with these tips

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

  You put your business and culture at risk with every hire. If the leaders or team members you bring into your team do not embrace your organization’s common goals and shared values, then trust, respect, and dignity are eroded. What happens when team members feel distrusted, discounted, or dismissed? They quit and leave, or […]

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Heads or tails? Three keys to better decision-making

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

How good a decision-maker are you? Every day, you make decisions that impact your quality of life, your well-being, your effectiveness, your relationships, and more. What influences our decision making approach? Some humans make decisions based on logic and analysis (Carl Jung’s “thinking” preference of personality) while others make decisions based on feelings and the […]

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The single most important thing employees want

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

The fifteen year old boy sat quietly while his father described how the teen needed to be more pleasant, to do his chores, to put down his smartphone when speaking to adults, etc. It was a conversation that had occurred a number of times before. When the father finished his list of issues, the teen […]

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What dysfunctional bands teach us about work culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Is one of your favorite bands dysfunctional? Most bands are dysfunctional to some degree; many to a great degree. The pressures of writing, recording, touring, performing, doing interviews, being away from family and home 24/7 – without a break? That’d bring out the worst in any human. The list of bands that have experienced meltdowns […]

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