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 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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Culture Leadership Charge – Make Your Values Measurable

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 17, 2018 / 2 Comments

Has your company or small business or division or team formally defined how you expect people to treat each other while getting their goals and tasks done every day? If not, you’re leaving the quality of workplace relationships to chance. Observable, tangible, measurable values are the foundation of a work culture where everyone is treated […]

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