LEADERSHIP AND COMPANY CULTURE ARTICLES

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ARE YOU THE BEST PERSON TO BE LEADING YOUR ORGANIZATION?

The purpose of this question is not to plant seeds of self-doubt, but rather to help you think about the future of your business from a different perspective.

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COMMUNICATION, LEADERSHIP ARE KEYS TO ACCOUNTABILITY

Learning the meaning of accountability takes on different perspectives based on which part of the world we live. It is not restricted to a particular culture, religious belief, ethic group, skin color, age, or other similar elements. Most every child is taught some form of accountability starting at a very early age.

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LEADERSHIP: PLANTING SEEDS FOR YOURSELF, OTHERS

Many times, leaders think their legacy starts when they retire, or at “the end of the day.” I was one of those people. Old school thinking says “what do you want to be known for at the end of the day.” Or, with more finality, “what will they put on your tombstone.” Quite frankly, who cares!

A BLUEPRINT FOR GAINING CLARITY IN LEADERSHIP

So, what’s the difference between “management” and “leadership”?

CHALLENGING ASSUMPTIONS

How many times a day do we make assumptions about the people with whom we interact?

CREATING A CULTURE OF ACCOUNTABILITY

When you implement a process of accountability with your staff, be prepared to back it up.

COMMON THEMES AMONG TOP PERFORMING COMPANIES

Take a hard look at your company’s culture and the alignment of the people to the culture. Anything and everything is possible when they are in alignment. It takes hard work to become a top performing company, but it is well worth the journey. Plant the seeds, make adjustments, grow the people.

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CHALLENGING LEARNED BEHAVIORS: CELEBRATING OUR DIFFERENCES

Cultivating a business where everyone respects and accepts each other’s differences, helps channel learned behaviors into positive outcomes. When people are accepted for who they are, and valued for their contributions, behavioral deficits are less likely to surface, and performance will reflect their confidence.

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BUILDING A BENCH OF LEADERS CRUCIAL TO COMPANY, BEYOND

Regardless of whether you’re leading a for-profit or non-profit entity, building and strengthening the depth of leadership within your organization is critical. Critical, not only for the long-term health and well-being of your entity....

DRIVING EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT THROUGH COMPANY CULTURE

Employee engagement seems to have reached an all-time low.

GETTING AND KEEPING YOUR COMPANY'S EDGE

What really differentiates your company?

INVEST IN YOUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Everyone will reap the rewards.

SETTING UP YOUR EMPLOYEES TO SUCCEED

Is it possible to create an environment where your team members out perform themselves?

THE VALUE OF YOUR COMPANY'S VISION

How to make it real for your employees.

WHY WAIT AND SEE

Business leaders around the world are scratching their heads, trying to figure out what to do next.

CREATING THE RIPPLE EFFECT IN LEADERSHIP

What can I do to inspire leadership in others?

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IS THE SMELL OF YOUR COMPANY'S CULTURE OFFENDING YOUR CUSTOMERS?

When a company culture stinks, it negatively affects the perception of how customers, employees, vendors and the community perceive the company. Because a person’s perception is their reality, it also means that the opposite is true – those same groups of people will be inspired to do business.

IN THE TRUE SPIRIT OF LEADERSHIP - THE CLAIR STORY

I new we had a ``rising star`` on our team...

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COURAGE HELPS BUILD TRUSTWORTHY, SUSTAINABLE RELATIONSHIPS

When we accept personal accountability to create healthy relationships in the workplace, it usually means we have open and honest communication forging a foundation of mutual trust and respect with each other. When we use these skills on a consistent basis, we diminish the risk of alienating others.

TUNING UP YOUR COMPANY CULTURE

Company culture is one of the most difficult aspects of business for leaders to get their arms around.

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WHEN ONE PERSON'S BAD BEHAVIOR HIJACKS YOUR COMPANY

It may not be necessary to terminate an employee who demonstrates bad behaviors. But, it is critical to find out why the behavior exists.

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT WORKPLACE DRAMA

Workplace drama is not new, but it is a problem business leaders ignore or minimize without realizing the long term damaging effects this behavior can have on a company.

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