Culture Leadership Charge – The Right Culture Matters

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 5, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’m bold with leaders, telling them they’re leaving money on the table if their organizational culture isn’t based on trust, respect, and dignity. My ideas are not always embraced with open arms! Leaders have a natural cynicism about culture. They’re used to dealing with performance facts and hard data. So, I share the facts and […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Don’t Leave Your Culture to Chance

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 21, 2016 / 2 Comments

Culture drives everything that happens in your organization, for better or worse. Your organization might be a team, department, division, region, small business, government office, or huge multi-national company. It doesn’t matter what size or type of organization you work in – culture impacts what happens daily. Most leaders don’t pay much attention to culture. […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – The Weakest Link

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 7, 2016 / 0 Comments

Does your team or company have a “weak link” – a player out for themselves, unconcerned with common goals or shared values? Teamwork and cooperation build stronger, sustainable relationships with customers than “out for themselves” lone wolves in your organization. In today’s episode of my Culture Leadership Charge video series, I explain how costly it […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Be Present

By S. Chris Edmonds / October 17, 2016 / 1 Comment

How present are you with others in your life? If you’re typing something, watching something, doing something, etc. while interacting with someone, you’re not fully present. When you’re not present, you’re sending a not-so-subtle message: “You’re not important. I don’t care about you – I care about me.” In today’s episode of my Culture Leadership […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Integrity is Fragile

By S. Chris Edmonds / October 3, 2016 / 0 Comments

Integrity isn’t easy to maintain – in life, at work, at home, with friends, with neighbors, etc. We make commitments all the time – and don’t always keep every promise we make. The problem is that every unkept promise erodes our integrity. In today’s episode of my Culture Leadership Charge video series, I outline how […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Great Bosses aren’t Bossy

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Great bosses aren’t bossy and lousy leaders don’t lead! In today’s episode of my Culture Leadership Charge video series, I share three characteristics that set my best bosses apart from the rest. The first vitally important characteristic all leaders should model? Authentic care. Watch the video segment to learn why – and to learn the […]

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