Culture Leadership Charge – Drive Out Fear

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 2, 2018 / 3 Comments

How prevalent is fear in your workplace? Fear is an involuntary reaction prompted by a stressful stimulus. When we see a bear up here in our Rocky Mountain neighborhood, our hearts race, our breathing gets faster, and our muscles tense. Our bodies initiate a fight or flight response, trying to ensure our survival. Fear generates […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Frantic to Fantastic

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’re nearly halfway through 2018. How’s the year going for you? Are you managing your various roles at home and work and community effectively? If you’re like most humans, you’re running full tilt and never getting caught up. Frantic is an apt descriptor of how you engage in life and work and community. What if […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Training Won’t Change Your Culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 4, 2018 / 2 Comments

Over the last 12 months I’ve had the opportunity to respond to a number of RFP’s – requests for proposal. These requests often come from large companies or government agencies that want a service and want the best solution at the best price. In my case, these organizations were interested in my services – culture […]

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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 – Make Your People Better

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Make your people better.” I love this language! Thanks to Tech Sergeant Pete Ruiz of the US Air Force for sharing this idea with me. Would it impact your team and your business if your people performed better, cooperated better, served others better, and teamed better? Trust me – making your people better will make […]

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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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