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5 posts tagged with "culture"

What Do You Do with Your Bosshole? Part 2 of 2

As we discussed, bossholes rub their co-workers the wrong way. Their words and actions create conflict that negatively impacts subordinates, peers, and even superiors, eroding employee motivation and organizational productivity. One of the biggest indications that you are dealing with a bosshole is when their disruptive behavior leaves people feeling disrespected. Their abrasive conduct can range on a continuum from mildly irritating to severely disruptive. Read More

Overworked, Overbooked and Overwhelmed: How Banishing “Busyness” in Your Everyday Life

Ask almost anyone today how they are doing and you will certainly hear “Busy!” “So busy.” “Crazy busy.” These responses seem to have replaced the stock answer of “fine” from days gone by. It is, pretty obviously, a boast disguised as a complaint and the person originally asking the question responds with a kind of congratulations: “That’s a good problem to have” or “Better than the alternative.” So, for all of us caught in this “busy” trap - that’s just American life in the 21st Century, right? Read More

An Inspirational Business Story to Kick Off 2015!

Happy New Year, Everyone! We are excited about 2015 and will be here for you in the coming year. If you are on our list of friends and associates, we believe you are a part of a company or business that has the ability to be good, ethical, noble and heroic! To illustrate this, we thought we would start off the year with a “feel good” story about a local business that we find inspiring due to their entrepreneurial spirit and amazing, quickly developing work culture. Read More

Growing a Culture of Generosity During the Holidays Using Conscious Capitalism!

Last week I was in LA working with USC Marshall School of Business facilitating a workshop within their Leadership Development Program. While there I went to coffee with two friends who are consultants in the LA area. They introduced me to a “new” movement called Conscious Capitalism. Read More

Cultivate a Sense of Outrage in Your Organization to IMPACT the Culture

As you know, there has been a lot of discontent and outrage covered in the news lately having to do with the death of African American men and police interchanges. Since we typically take current and relevant topics and relate them to leadership, we felt compelled to make the case as to why outrage is crucial to significant change in our society and how it can successfully be used to implement change or spur innovation within an organization. Read More

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