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 – 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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Culture Leadership Charge – Don’t Tolerate Bad Behaviors

By S. Chris Edmonds / February 6, 2017 / 2 Comments

Leaders must champion their desired culture, every day. To create and maintain a work environment where everyone is treated with trust, respect, and dignity in every interaction, leaders must model those behaviors as well as ensure others model those behaviors. The problem in many organizations around the globe is that leaders pay attention only to […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Great Bosses aren’t Bossy

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Great bosses aren’t bossy and lousy leaders don’t lead! In today’s episode of my Culture Leadership Charge video series, I share three characteristics that set my best bosses apart from the rest. The first vitally important characteristic all leaders should model? Authentic care. Watch the video segment to learn why – and to learn the […]

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Do What GREAT Bosses Do

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

Are you a GREAT Boss? Updated research from my GREAT Boss Assessment shows leaders around the world have some work to do to be effective servant leaders. In my ebook, Be a GREAT Boss (available free to my subscribers), I describe the five characteristics of effective leaders. GREAT bosses: Inspire Growth Honor Relationships Inspire Excellence […]

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You need a skunk works

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Sometimes things just don’t work like we expect them to. Clothes don’t look right on us. Our diet doesn’t support sustained energy and health. Some of our friends turn out to be less values-aligned than we thought. So, we change things up. We try new clothes. We try a new diet. We insulate from old […]

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