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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Culture Leadership Charge – Seismic Change

By S. Chris Edmonds / March 5, 2018 / 1 Comment

We’re in the midst of seismic change – in society and in business. Society is changing, before our very eyes. The #MeToo movement is challenging long-held male-dominated practices in schools, businesses, and communities. Harassment can no longer be swept under the rug. Unfair pay strategies are being exposed. Retail – the heart of our consumer-driven […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – Purposeful Culture Assessment

By S. Chris Edmonds / February 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

How healthy is your organization’s culture today? You may not be aware of the quality of your work culture. You may not even think your organization has a “culture” – but it does. Whether your culture is an intentional one – with a formalized servant purpose, values and behaviors, strategies and goals – or not, […]

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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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