Tag Archives: workplace culture

Why Corporate Cultures Resist Change

Why do corporate cultures resist change? There are many reasons, but you only need to look at the way a staff is organized, the way corporations do business and the way they select new hires.  These become a few powerful reasons organizations have difficulty embracing […]

The Need for Civility Among Us

There is a definite need for civility among us.  If you are barely alive, you have been acutely aware of the term, civility, and how no one seems civil to anyone anymore. We see and hear this as we listen to news reports on television, […]

What It Means to Be an Authentic Leader & Why It Matters

We read a lot about how an effective leader is also an authentic leader.  But what does that mean, exactly, and why does authenticity matter?  Bill George, who pioneered the research on authentic leadership and wrote his seminal book on the subject in 2003, explains […]

Transition from Entrepreneur to CEO Using These 5 Tips

Making the transition from entrepreneur to CEO of your company can be a challenge.  When you start out, you are the business.  You were responsible for growing all aspects of your business.  Yet. before you can grow your business and embark on the transition from […]

Inspiring Others At Work

The secret to inspiring others is to know the people whom you are inspiring. People react more positively when they know that leaders understand their personalities, values, aptitudes, and skill sets. Leadership happens in moments. It’s often the small, seemingly inconsequential occurrences that can positively […]

7 Core Leadership Competencies Every Business Professional Should Embrace

Leadership is an ongoing process of development.  No matter where you are in the organizational hierarchy, embracing core leadership competencies will pay dividends over time. Be aware that leaders are not defined by their years of service, their position on the organization chart, their title […]

Building a Sense of Community at Work

A sense of community is well regarded as an important component in any organization’s continued success. Whether you are a small business owner, administrator of a non-profit, or an entrepreneur running an online business, you no doubt are working with some sort of team. Regardless […]

Our Wise Dog Can Help You Build a Great Leadership Culture

Having a great leadership culture translates into having a happy high-performance workforce. We believe that a company is only as good as its people, so having a solid productive culture is important. An underlying component of building a leadership culture is to determine the various […]

Maintaining Clear Thinking at Work

For many employees, today’s work pace is at full throttle.  With looming deadlines, seemingly inpatient clients, and over-scheduled assignment load, today’s workforce can easily become frustrated, fatigued, and experience job burnout.  Additionally, employees consume a barrage of emails, social media messages, news accounts and the […]

Understanding the HR Role in a Small Business

Did you know that the HR role is intertwined in all aspects of your business?  A company’s success relies on the quality of the workforce, and yet many business owners don’t make time to truly understand the role of HR and its value. As we […]