Leadership Nugget # 14: The Impact Of Visible Values on Organization Culture

Does it help to post scripture verses or virtuous quotes in a person’s cubicle or at the bottom of e-mails? Several studies, quoted below, explored that issue. The results of these studies have some food for thought in actions necessary to build healthy organizational cultures. “In a series of studies, subjects were told that they’d […]

Leadership Nugget #13: Can Organizations Adapt Enough to Satisfy The Philosophy of Entitlement?

Quality and skill are becoming less important as more and more employees look for ease in the workplace. Consider the following research: 45 % of employees aspire to achieve work/life balance, which is more than double the number of employees that rank being the best at what they do (17 %) as their top career […]

Can A Company Become Unleadable?

The consequences of sustained poor or average leadership can have devastating effects on a company, its success, and its employees. We often read about failures of leaders in academic terms (10 Traits Of The Bad Boss, etc.) but to watch in real time how confused or inadequate leadership can destroy the potential of a company […]

Why Good Is A Barrier To Great and Great Is A Barrier To Operational Effectiveness

Bruce Kasanoff recently posted an interesting article titled “Why Good Is Not The Enemy Of Great”. (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-good-enemy-great-bruce-kasanoff). In his article he makes a provocative statement: “Our mindless obsession with greatness may well be the root cause of much that is wrong today in the world of business and, well, the world.” Do not miss the […]