Culture Leadership Charge – Going Through the Motions

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

We’re in the dog days of summer here in Colorado. No matter where you live, your enthusiasm for your work goes through ebbs and flows, more engaged at times than at other times. When we’re at a low ebb, we miss things. We’re not paying close attention so we make more errors, miss more details, […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Happiness Matters

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

How happy are team members in your organization today? Happy team members are enthused, engaged, cooperative, creative, and productive. A colleague shared an “interesting” conversation she had recently with the leadership team of a global firm. They were discussing increased turnover in their company. They were losing talented leaders and team members. Exit interviews revealed […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – WOW Your Customers

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

What was your best vacation ever? For us, it was our family vacation in 1980 at the Lost Valley Ranch in Deckers, CO. In today’s three-minute episode of my Culture Leadership Charge video series, I share the secrets of this beautiful guest ranch’s service experience. From the moment we arrived, everything the staff team did […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Culture as a Competitive Advantage

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

Three million people quit their jobs in the US in April, 2017. Three million. The improving economy has resulted in a 4.3 percent unemployment rate in the US. It’s likely that those folks who quit had a number of job openings to consider. Why are these numbers important to leaders today? These indicators place greater […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Values Operating System

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 5, 2017 / 0 Comments

What is your organization’s values operating system? In today’s three-minute episode of my Culture Leadership Charge video series, I describe how every organization has values, just as every human has values. Some organizations’ values are all about results, others embrace a “service to others” environment, and some have a combination. We see a wide range […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Drive Your Desired Culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / April 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

How can you, as a leader, ensure you’re paying close enough attention to the quality of your team or company’s work culture? How can you be confident that you’re guiding that desired culture effectively? The best leaders don’t leave their work culture to chance. They invest as much time – often more time – in […]

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