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 – 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 – 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 – A Crisis of Respect

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

We face a crisis of respect and civility in the US today. This crisis is not unique to Americans but a recent study describes the huge concerns many Americans have with civility and respect in our country right now. The biggest recent story is the exposure of some Hollywood producers and directors for years of […]

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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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