Culture Leadership Charge – The Perfect Storm

By S. Chris Edmonds / August 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’re in the midst of a most challenging time for leaders in businesses of all types – small businesses, divisions, companies, multi-nationals, and everything in between. It’s a “perfect storm” of leadership demands. Leaders of organization’s today are faced not only with evolving performance requirements with aggressive global competitors but with generations with widely differing […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Hire for Values, Train for Skills

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

What do you look for when hiring new leaders and team members for your organization? It’s very likely that you’re looking for the best fit – so you take one of two paths in the hiring process: * One, you focus on skills and accomplishments. You figure that if you can hire someone with the […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Drive Out Fear

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 2, 2018 / 2 Comments

How prevalent is fear in your workplace? Fear is an involuntary reaction prompted by a stressful stimulus. When we see a bear up here in our Rocky Mountain neighborhood, our hearts race, our breathing gets faster, and our muscles tense. Our bodies initiate a fight or flight response, trying to ensure our survival. Fear generates […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Training Won’t Change Your Culture

By S. Chris Edmonds / June 4, 2018 / 2 Comments

Over the last 12 months I’ve had the opportunity to respond to a number of RFP’s – requests for proposal. These requests often come from large companies or government agencies that want a service and want the best solution at the best price. In my case, these organizations were interested in my services – culture […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Generous Leadership

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Generosity – by leaders, employees, and organizations large and small – is growing in importance. Younger generations are inspired by workplaces that give back to their communities. Deloitte’s 2017 Millennial study found that opportunities to be involved with “good causes” at the local level, many of which are enabled by employers, provide millennials with a […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Make Your People Better

By S. Chris Edmonds / May 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Make your people better.” I love this language! Thanks to Tech Sergeant Pete Ruiz of the US Air Force for sharing this idea with me. Would it impact your team and your business if your people performed better, cooperated better, served others better, and teamed better? Trust me – making your people better will make […]

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