Feel How to Keep Culture on Track

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 24, 2012 / 4 Comments

I love old sports cars. Performance cars are very different, model to model – some have flat-out speed, some corner like slot cars, some have lively steering, etc. Few cars have “everything desired” – each model has strengths and compromises. Autocross racing intrigues me – it’s track racing made accessible to enthusiasts like me. Early […]

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Great Bosses Connect Through Conversations

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 17, 2012 / 7 Comments

Are you your employees’ best boss? If you’re not, you may be surprised how quickly you can become their best boss. It’s not complicated. Think about your own best boss – the person you worked for who created an environment where you were immensely productive and you loved going to work every day. What did […]

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A Safe, Inspiring Culture or Not So Much?

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 20, 2012 / 9 Comments

This week 247WallSt.com released it’s newest rankings of the worst companies to work for in America. 24/7 Wall St. examined employee reviews of companies at glassdoor.com. To be considered, companies had to have at least 300 reviews posted. 202 companies made this list. At GlassDoor, employees rate their organization on a 1-5 scale (5 being […]

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21 Days to Better Well-Being

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 23, 2012 / 5 Comments

I love learning. I was “over the moon” when the amazing Lisa Zigarmi agreed to co-author the #POSITIVITYATWORK tweet book with me. Lisa is one of the smartest and kindest humans I know. Her understanding of the science behind happiness and well-being is deep and wide! I’m grateful and inspired for all she’s taught me. […]

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Corporate Culture Drives Success or Mediocrity

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 9, 2012 / 9 Comments

My mission on this earth is to help leaders to 1) understand the incredible power of corporate culture to drive performance and employee work passion, and 2) proactively manage their desired culture, every day. Two very relevant articles caught my eye this week. Both articles highlighted senior leaders who, in their vastly different organizations, created […]

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Avoiding A Leader's Biggest Mistakes

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

Last week’s post introduced the three biggest mistakes leaders make; this week we examine how leaders can avoid making those mistakes. To review, a leader’s biggest mistakes are inconsistent communication, lack of clear strategy and goals, poor accountability, and reactive vs. proactive efforts. The impact of these mistakes is significant and unfortunate. Those include eroded […]

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