Culture Leadership Charge – Sour Notes

By S. Chris Edmonds / February 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sour notes happen in music and in our homes, neighborhoods, and workplaces. We can gain powerful insights from the live music world that apply in many areas of our lives. Most of you know I’m a working musician on the side. I’ve been playing for audiences in bands since the late ’60’s. Sour notes in […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – What Inspires and Sustains You?

By S. Chris Edmonds / January 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

In a recent online conversation, friends around the globe discussed the “civil service” foundation of political office. In virtually every country on the planet, politicians do not behave civilly nor do they act consistently in service to others. Civil service is in short supply today – in politics, in homes, in communities, and in workplaces. […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – A Fresh Start

By S. Chris Edmonds / January 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

2018 can be our best year ever – or it can be a year of mediocrity and regret. Our world is not a beacon of caring and kindness today. Praise and encouragement is in short supply – not only in our workplaces but in our homes and communities. People do a lot of things right. […]

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Culture Leadership Charge – The Harassment Factor

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 23, 2017 / 2 Comments

We’ve seen a remarkable shift recently – a shift that is long overdue. It’s the #MeToo shift. Sexual harassment and assault has been an all too common experience for too many women at the hands of men in power – in workplaces and in communities – for decades. Probably for centuries. Today, victims – mostly […]

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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 – No Surprises

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

When I was growing up, my Mom made the best desserts. I remember coming home from school one day and the house was filled with the smell of freshly baked chocolate brownies! Mom held out a plate of her famous treats! I grabbed one, said thanks, and took a huge bite. And – yuck. Mom […]

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