If people don’t think the leaders are being honest, they aren’t really going to trust them, and if they don’t trust them, decision making, communications, relationships, and results are affected. Learn why Honesty is the best policy.
Most organizations risk creating the metaphorical 'tree house' by failing to care and nourish the roots of their people. Focusing on nurturing rather than clean up is the preferable approach to growing your company.
Having the right culture ensures a successful and enjoyable process as employees navigate through the strategy to fulfill your future vision.
If leaders think like marketers and treat employees the same way they would customers, the implementation of a new strategy would go much different.
Few opportunities for building trust are as profound as a leader’s role in creating a “safe haven” for difficult conversations, decisions, and strategy execution.
Swimming through a sea of leadership advice that may not fit your situation? Here are three pieces of advice that you can apply to your business today.
Creating a culture just to have a culture after a merger and acquisition will not help you achieve success. These five questions will help create a culture of competence that is focused around aligning organizational focus, capability, systems, and processes.
Creating a culture just to have a culture after a merger and acquisition will not help you achieve success. It's more critical to create a culture of competence that is focused around aligning organizational focus, capability, systems, and processes.
Do your employees know their impact on your business? Knowing their impact can turn an average employee into a great asset.
Strategy is really about a focused effort at all levels of the business on how to win in the marketplace. The ability to rally thousands of employees around a common strategic direction becomes a point of competitive differentiation.
Only recently have I become aware of the number of places where the concept of “giving back” is showing up outside the expected charity events. Giving back appears to be a critical ingredient in sustaining meaningful human behavior change.
You’ve likely heard the phrase, “Culture eats strategy for lunch.” The idea behind this is that values and cultural norms in an organization are often much stronger than the strategy that gets communicated in PowerPoint decks from the company’s top leaders.
During a merger or acquisition, it’s critical to consider corporate culture. Everyone agrees that it’s important, but it often takes a back seat to the stated cost synergies to be achieved and the new organizational footprint to be established.
Many people think of Game Theory as the introduction of video games in the workplace, and are usually shocked to hear that it has been around since the 1930’s…long before Atari, Nintendo, and Farmville.