Culture Leadership Charge – Hire for Values, Train for Skills

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

What do you look for when hiring new leaders and team members for your organization? It’s very likely that you’re looking for the best fit – so you take one of two paths in the hiring process: * One, you focus on skills and accomplishments. You figure that if you can hire someone with the […]

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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 – 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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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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