Tag Archives: Company Culture

Growing Big, Staying Small

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. – Henry Ford In his book, It’s Not About the Coffee, Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks International, recounts a fascinating story … Continue reading

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Empowerment or Endangerment: How Your Leadership Makes the Difference

The people’s capacity to achieve is determined by the leader’s ability to empower – John Maxwell Most leaders I know like to believe that they are making a difference in their organization. Ask most and they will affirm that they … Continue reading

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Winning Attitudes to Move Your Team Forward

Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard. – Warren Bennis Nothing will make or break the momentum of your organization faster than the collective sum of the attitudes within it. Pause for … Continue reading

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Talk It Up: Three Conversations That Can Strengthen Your Company Culture

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level – Peter Drucker  Writing for Talent Management and HR (http://bit.ly/1KWCe2t), John Hollon cites a survey concerning the state of employee engagement. Among his finding that employers need to pay attention … Continue reading

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On The Brink and Out the Door: How Employers Can Build a Culture that Matters

  People don’t quit companies, they quit lousy bosses. – Jimmy Collins I was in the car not long ago listening to an episode of the Dave Ramsey Show (http://bit.ly/NfZIDm) when a caller was describing to Dave how her husband … Continue reading

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Relationships: The Fuel of Your Company Culture

The purpose of life is not to be happy, it is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. – Emerson Some time ago I came … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Are You Adding or Subtracting?

No matter what level of the company you’re on, you have a choice about what you will contribute to the culture. – Bill Hybels When it comes to your participation in your organizational structure are you adding to it or … Continue reading

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