5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Culture – Week 4

  Your culture will be your catalyst to outperform the competition and provide the type of service that creates loyalty. It’s what takes you from success to significance in the eyes of your customers.  This week we are continuing to break down the 5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Culture. They are: Hire For the Wrong Reasons Focus on Tasks and Not Purpose Preach Values That You Don’t Live Incentivize the Wrong Activities Not Investing in Your Culture Last week we took a deeper look at the mistake of preaching values that you don’t live – click to see last weeks post – this week we will look at another culture killer – Incentivizing the wrong activities. It’s not only what leaders preach and what they live, but we also need to think about what we incentivize. What type of behaviors and what type of focus do our promotions, our
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5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Culture – Week 3

Your culture will be your catalyst to outperform the competition and provide the type of service that creates loyalty. It’s what takes you from success to significance in the eyes of your customers.  This week we are continuing to break down the 5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Culture. They are: Hire For the Wrong Reasons Focus on Tasks and Not Purpose Preach Values That You Don’t Live Incentivize the Wrong Activities Not Investing in Your Culture Last week we took a deeper look at the mistake of focusing on the tasks and not purpose – click to see last weeks post – this week we will look at another culture killer – preaching values that you don’t live. As important as it is for leaders to preach the values and beliefs of the group, it is paramount that they live those values and beliefs themselves. One of the fastest
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5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Culture – Week 2

Your culture will be your catalyst to outperform the competition and provide the type of service that creates loyalty. It’s what takes you from success to significance in the eyes of your customers. This week we are continuing to break down the 5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Culture. They are: Hire For the Wrong Reasons Focus on Tasks and Not Purpose Preach Values That You Don’t Live Incentivize the Wrong Activities Not Investing in Your Culture Last week we discussed hiring for the wrong reason – click here to catch up – This week we will be delving into the second mistake – Focus on Tasks and Not Purpose. The object of this is to teach the leadership approach that creates commitment from your people. Nothing more, nothing less. Committed people get more done, do it better and make a bigger impact. People aren’t committed to jobs or companies,
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5 Mistakes That Will Kill Your Culture

Your culture will be your catalyst to outperform the competition and provide the type of service that creates loyalty. It’s what takes you from success to significance in the eyes of your customers. The old adage said that leadership is what drove business, but in today’s world, culture drives business. As the leader, your job is to embody, encourage and inspire the culture of your organization. Culture has become the hot word in business today. A lot has been written on the subject, with many examples of who has gotten it right. As I have studied the culture of hundreds of organizations, I have found that successful cultures are often very different from each other. They value and believe different things and yet each is finding success. So instead of giving you the formula for building the perfect culture (because I am not sure there is a universal formula) I
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