Corporate Culture

Insights, Perspectives, and Thought Leadership

Corporate Culture

Insights, Perspectives, and Thought Leadership

Join the debate is corporate culture a culprit or hero?

Culture – Culprit or Hero?

Culture may have been the most looked up word in 2014 but now it’s in danger of being inappropriately overused.  Culture is being blamed for failures in business more and more often.  Here are some recent sample news items: Is Solomon scandal the latest sign of a CBC celebrity culture? Konrad Yakabuski, Globe & Mail…

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What Successful CEO’s are Saying About Corporate Culture

One thing that most successful CEO‘s have in common is an almost fanatical focus on their organization’s culture. In January 2015, Entrepreneur Magazine wrote an article quoting Virgin Groups’ Founder Richard Branson. He said:“Culture is one of the most underappreciated essentials in business: No matter how visionary, brilliant and far-reaching a leader’s strategy might be,…

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Three Steps to Stop Millennial Madness

The millennials are coming! The millennials are coming! Well actually, the millennials have already arrived in our workplaces. Today over 25% of the workforce consists of this latest generation. And they’re bringing lots of change with them.  According to a recent PwC report, “Their career aspirations, attitudes about work, and knowledge of new technologies will…

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Flaming Dice to Ignite Your Culture with Carol Ring

Key Culture Numbers You Need to Know!

13 – According to Gallup only 13% of employees are actively engaged at work. However, I believe that employee engagement is just a symptom. What it’s telling us is that our employees have run out of gas. Do you know your employee engagement scores? Do you know what aspects of your culture are driving this…

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Top CEO Challenges and Fears for 2015

There have been all sorts of surveys and discussion papers released in the last six months discussing the challenges for leaders in 2015.  (Click here for a list). Number one on the list is Human Capital Management (again).  Whether it’s attracting top talent or looking for the leaders for tomorrow, getting the right people on the…

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Did Tiger forget to practice?

Tiger Woods came back to golf in January. After a long layoff due to health reasons, he felt he was ready to carry on.  Unfortunately, his golf game was far from its previous level.  It wasn’t fabulous, it wasn’t even average, it sucked. He finished dead last. But you can bet that he blasted off…

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Stop! Resolutions are not going to get you there.

It’s January 2004 and I’m sitting in my Toronto office at the Rogers Communications Regional Headquarters.  My head is in my hands and I’m staring down at my desk.  My office door is closed.  With a big sigh, I try to move on from the cost-cutting inquisition I’ve just left.  It’s a new year, with…

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Carol Ring Quote: "The Best Gift to Give is the Gift of a Happier Workplace"

7 Gifts to Give to Create a Happier Workplace!

My first newsletter of 2014 was all about Going for Gold.  And now that the year is coming to an end, its time to reflect on your business year and ask yourself: “How did we do?”  Did you bust through your strategic plan and move your business forward exponentially? Or, did you kinda just settle…

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A Key Leadership Lesson from the Elite Team at Hawaii Five-O

Book ‘em Danno! Who can ever forget this iconic line from the famous TV police series Hawaii Five-O?  It’s a popular show at our house. After all, there’s lots of drama and action plus the beautiful Hawaiian landscapes. But almost every time I watch the show I just end up feeling cheated, confused and frustrated….

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Are you too scared to initiate a corporate culture survey

Are you too scared to initiate a corporate culture survey?

It’s October and kids all around the world are gearing up for a scary Halloween season. But being scared isn’t reserved just for Halloween. There are many situations at home and in the workplace that can provoke a sense of fear. For example, choosing to assess your culture can be a scary proposition. If the…

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