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The Culture Competency That Trips up Most Companies

From all the culture analyses I have performed, I find it interesting that the vast majority of the organizations I survey have shortcomings in the same area. In my surveys, I look at how these organizations score in Appreciation, Morale, … Read more

A New Way to Look at Difficult Employees

How do you look at the difficult employees on your team? Could it be that you are looking at them the wrong way? I’m not saying that everyone is fixable. It may ultimately be better for everyone if the difficult … Read more

How to Deal with Problem Employees

When you think of the difficult people on your team, what do you think of? How do you perceive the problem employees on your team? Could it be that you are looking at them the wrong way? I’m not saying … Read more

What People Miss When Reading Biblical Narratives

When reading the scriptural accounts of the heroes of the faith, it’s easy to lose the most important lessons. I know I have read all of the biblical narratives at least ten or twelve times. But there are many things … Read more

The Ten Rules of Respect

Have you ever seen how a lack of respect can ruin the culture of an organization or a family? When people don’t respect each other, they lose an appreciation for each other. And that can devolve into nasty personal relations—all … Read more

How to Improve Your Management Style

Too often management can try to control how their employees do their work.  They do not always listen to the suggestions their employees offer to make a process more efficient.  Or more cost-effective for the customer.  Or more profitable for … Read more

How to Get the Best Strategic Planning Results

As you prepare to do strategic planning, you will get out of it what you put into it.  That’s why it’s helpful to think through how you can get the best strategic planning results. Knowing the results you want to have … Read more