Tag: Organizational culture

Bringing Cheer to Your Workplace

It’s the holiday season and everyone is trying to spread love and cheer everywhere but what about spreading that cheer at our workplace? As leaders, it is part of our responsibility to motivate our employees and give them a pleasant and happy environment. In a recent post on the Blake Connect blog, this topic was

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Loving Where You Work

I was taken today by an excellent article on Fast Company.com’s leadership blog by Tony Schwartz. In the article, he discussed what makes a job great and what makes us love where we work. As leaders, not only does it matter to us what creates a great work environment for ourselves but also for those

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A Leader Should Start Counting…

Leaders are required to show evidence for their successes. How do they do this? Using metrics and evidence. But we aren’t always measuring everything that we could be to give us the full picture of our effectiveness. In his blog “Eight Unusual Things Leaders Should Measure”, Kevin Eikenberry gives ideas for different variants that we

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Leading a Culture That Works

If you’ve worked for any established company (and I’m pretty sure you have), you know that culture is hard to change.  A company’s culture is engrained into the employees, processes and politics. Attempts to alter a corporate culture should be well-thought out and planned with contingency plans in place. Earlier this week Celeste Paradise posted

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