Culture Leadership Charge – Living with Integrity

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

Would the people around you – colleagues, neighbors, family, friends – say you live your life with integrity? They observe your patterns – your plans, decisions, and actions – every day. They probably have an opinion about how well you “do what you say you will do” in their interactions with you – and observations […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Respectful Leadership

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

How are your team leaders perceived by team members in your department, region, or company? The relationship team members have with team leaders drives team members’ perceptions of the work, of the company, of their peers, and of their customers. A purposeful, positive, productive relationship boosts team member engagement, service, and performance. A dismissive, demeaning, […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Best. Day. Ever.

By S. Chris Edmonds / October 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

When was your best day ever? I had a wonderful opportunity a few weeks ago to see a program by Steve Spangler, the science guy. Steve is a hall of fame speaker and Emmy winner. He opened his presentation by sharing the reactions of a third grader back when Steve was first teaching. When Steve […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – The Power of Learning

By S. Chris Edmonds / October 2, 2017 / 2 Comments

What are you learning today – to boost your skills, contribution, and service to others? I’m always learning. I want to keep my brain tuned and keep relevant daily. When I’m learning, I have to work through my assumptions to assess their relevance in this new state. That’s good for me and for my brain. […]

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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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