Tag Archives: Corporate Culture

Five Ways You May Be Killing Employee Morale

  “Everything rises and falls on leadership” – John Maxwell Addressing the topic of work many years ago, Indira Gandhi said, “My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those … Continue reading

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Four Ruts That Will Sink Your Leadership

Years ago when the western U.S. was being settled, roads were often just wagon tracks. These rough trails posed serious problems for those who journeyed them. On one of these winding paths was posted a sign which read: ”Avoid this … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part III: Providing Choice

“I believe happiness is a choice. Some days it is a very difficult choice.” – Steve Gleason  Our three part series on the changing work environment was inspired by findings in the Staples Advantage Workplace Index (http://bit.ly/1ULVQr7). Findings in the … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part I: Providing Flexibility

“To make flexibility work, it is not only necessary to change our attitude about who is a good worker and who is not, but we have to train managers at all levels to recognize the difference between the number of … 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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