company culture

Higher Purpose is More than Saving the Planet

When you think about organizations focused on higher purpose, you may think about those that explicitly work for the benefit of future generations, create a more just society on a mass scale, and develop sustainable solutions, such as United Nations, The Elders, or The Mother Theresa Foundation to name a few. The positive impact these [...]

Why You Must Lead Millennials by Coaching

There are two critical numbers you need to understand if you employ Millennials: Only 29% of employed Millennials are engaged at work. A full 87% of Millennials say professional development or career growth opportunities are very important to them in a job. These two critical findings come from the wide-ranging Gallup 2016 research report: “How Millennials Want [...]

Bridging the Gap: Essentials for Creating a Workplace Culture of High Trust, Teamwork and Innovation – Part 3

Change Your Conversations to Change your Culture Consider this simple model that explains how our daily conversations are the ultimate driver of desired outcomes:     If you want to build a workplace culture of high trust, it begins by changing the quality of your workplace conversations. Let’s look at two examples of how this [...]

Bridging the Gap: Essentials for Creating a Workplace Culture of High Trust, Teamwork and Innovation – Part 2

In Part 1, I reviewed common culture gap challenges and how it affects trust in the workplace.  In part 2, I'll focus on how to build up your team's trust. Behaving Your Way into a New Mindset Jerry Sternin, author of The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World's Toughest Problems wisely [...]

Bridging the Gap: Essentials for Creating a Workplace Culture of High Trust, Teamwork and Innovation – Part 1

Organizations of all types must navigate the complexities of today’s economic environment and the shifting priorities of their workforce, customers and communities. At the surface, dealing with the volatility, uncertainty and ambiguity can feel overwhelming and confusing. But when you look below the surface you can sense an erosion of trust at all levels: between [...]

Overcoming Career Coaching Challenges

Career conversations are more challenging than the typical coaching conversations managers are asked to have with their employees. There are three inter-related challenges to overcome: Higher stakes Broader issues Mixing coaching with other types of feedback Let’s examine each of these challenges and how to overcome them. Higher Stakes: Employee Engagement and Retention Career coaching [...]

Save Time Coaching: Avoid This Common Mistake

Time and again I see leaders who want to coach get off on the wrong foot. The result is longer time spent coaching only to reach sub-optimal results.  Perhaps you have seen it too, or perhaps you have been guilty of this all-too-common error. It looks like this: An employee brings you a problem they [...]

How to Build Senior Leader Cohesion

How can you get your senior team pulling in the same direction, to solve problems together and move the entire organization forward? We often see competing agendas within an organization, and it is important to balance those agendas so that everyone is working together with a shared vision and values. In this interview, I [...]

Creating an Ownership and Accountability Mindset in the Workplace

This 12 minute video shares the best practices for creating a culture of ownership and accountability, where employees are fully engaged in their work and focused on delivering results to your stakeholders.    

Calling Conscious Leaders

What if there is a comprehensive roadmap to guide leaders to shift from fear-based to trust-based leadership?

Wouldn’t that be a game-changer?

Let us introduce you to a whole new world of leadership.

Join us in a group that will explore what it means to be a “conscious leader”

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