One Company's Values Journey, Part II

By S. Chris Edmonds / March 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

This week I continue my interview with the Luck Companies Chief Leadership Officer, Mark S. Fernandes. Mark is the person charged with transforming Luck Companies into a Values Based Leadership organization. Last week we learned about the genesis of Luck Companies’ decision to change its culture. In 2004, senior leaders crafted four values – leadership, […]

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One Company's Values Journey

By S. Chris Edmonds / March 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you’re a frequent reader of these pages, you know I’m always enthused to discover high performing, values-aligned organizations. I’m delighted to bring you the Luck Companies story. Over the next several weeks I’ll share my conversation with Mark S. Fernandes, Chief Leadership Officer, the person charged with transforming Luck Companies into a Values Based […]

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Positive Proof that Culture Works

By S. Chris Edmonds / October 20, 2014 / 2 Comments

I’m a culture geek. I’m bold with leaders, telling them they’re leaving money on the table if their team or department or company culture isn’t based on trust, respect, and dignity. My ideas are not always embraced with open arms! There is a natural cynicism about culture change. Leaders are used to dealing with facts […]

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The Right to Work Place Inspiration

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 23, 2013 / 3 Comments

What are your organization’s KPIs – key performance indicators? If I ask you to list your company’s top five KPIs, it’s likely that you’ll know some of them right off the bat. Others may not be so clear. It is the responsibility of senior leaders to make KPIs simple and succinct, to communicate them regularly, […]

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