Fuel for Thought

Insights, Perspectives, and Thought Leadership

Fuel for Thought

Insights, Perspectives, and Thought Leadership

Is Your Culture in Crisis by Corporate Culture Speaker Carol Ring. Firefighter putting out a fire

Culture in Crisis – Could Yours Survive the Fort McMurray Fire?

Canadians, and indeed people from all over the world, have been watching the devastating fires impacting the residents of Fort McMurray and the surrounding area. As the fires crept closer to the city, 80,000 people were evacuated, followed by the loss of homes, businesses and infrastructure.  A community devastated in so many ways. It is…

Read More
Carol Ring Corporate Culture Speaker

Are your plans to beat the competition failing?

If you’re like me you’re sick to death from hearing about the great culture at Zappo’s and Google.  After all, if we had a gazillion dollars in cash flow we’d all build gyms and onsite daycares for our employees, wouldn’t we? So, when it comes to culture do we all need to be a Zappo’s or…

Read More
Corporate Culture Game Changer

Today’s business model is changing. Is your culture keeping up?

In 1970 influential Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman declared that the main purpose of business is to increase profits for its shareholders. This has resulted in a sharp focus on short-term shareholder returns with stock-based remuneration for CEOs. In this type of an organization, customer service, employee engagement and corporate philanthropy are seen as a…

Read More
business man challenge as big as an elephant

Psst…..Could this be the elephant in the room when it comes to your organization’s culture?

Employee recognition is so fundamental. It’s the second item on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs after food and safety. And yet over and over again it comes up on employee engagement and organizational culture surveys. Lack of appreciation from a manager is one of the top reasons why employees leave a company. How can such a…

Read More
Businessman with thoughtful expression considering thoughts in his mind

The Key Every Great Leader Knows to Grow Yourself

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”         – Albert Einstein  As a leader in your organization you are responsible for the growth of the business and sometimes that can be a heavy burden to bear. However, as Einstein observed, growing your business depends…

Read More
Young business people having lunch together

Is Culture Eating Your Brand for Dessert?

Most of us are familiar with management guru Peter Drucker’s quote “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Strategy is not the only course that culture nibbles on however. Your culture also loves to gnaw away at your brand. The obvious bite If you have a well-aligned culture and brand then your customers will trust you and…

Read More

Struggling to Successfully Design a Culture of Teamwork?

Leaders are always asking me what the right culture for a successful business is. “Just tell me what I need to build”. There is no magic recipe for a successful culture because every business and leader creates a unique situation. Is your business in start-up mode, been around for decades, or re-inventing itself? What are…

Read More

GET OUR LEADERSHIP IMPACT GUIDE

Enjoy this complimentary resource, and stay up to date on organizational culture via our Fuel for Thought updates.


Scroll to Top