organizational culture

Insights, Perspectives, and Thought Leadership

organizational culture

Insights, Perspectives, and Thought Leadership

Read to Lead: What Successful Business Leaders are Reading Today

Many successful business leaders are known to be voracious readers. According to Mike Myatt, a leadership advisor to Fortune 500 CEO’s, “CEOs of Fortune 500 companies read an average of four to five books a month.” Whew, that’s a lot of reading!  I’m curious if this isn’t actually a chicken and the egg scenario. Which…

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secret workplace culture

How to Find the Secret Foundation to a Successful Workplace Culture

The strategic planning process used to be a linear exercise. We started with the vision and then worked our way down through the what, where, when and how to develop the strategy. Then we might consider the people element of our strategy, which would bring in culture. The visuals always had culture as the foundation….

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Workplace Cultural Assessment Results

Why Culture Assessments are Failing our Leaders

“What’s your biggest problem in business these days?” I’ve been asking leaders this question at every opportunity. My research shows the responses come down to three areas: changing demographic expectations, disruption, and managing profitable growth. And the follow up questions almost all lead back to culture. More and more leaders are jumping on the culture…

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Top Workplace Culture Award Ceremony

Want a Winning Organizational Culture? Tips From Canada’s Top Employers

Canadian economists got it all wrong when it came to the job numbers in April 2019. The median economist forecast was for 12,500 new jobs. Instead, the market place rocked it generating 106,500 positions! That’s the good news. The bad news, the national unemployment rate is now 5.7 percent and we haven’t seen it this…

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Furnish Your Culture With Great Workplaces

How Your Building Should be Building Your Workplace Culture

When we talk about culture we often refer to how work gets done. Today, I’d like to explore where that work gets done. Does your office building provide amazing support or is it just a contained place to congregate? Whenever I think about culture and the physical work space, I recall the time I attended…

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International Women's Day

Do Women Make Better Leaders?

Another March 8th has rolled around, and once again we’re celebrating International Women’s Day. It’s a time to celebrate women’s achievements and reflect on how we can contribute to a more gender-balanced world. Research over the past few years has shown that organizations with a significant number of women in leadership positions are outperforming those…

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Is Your Workplace Culture Cooling Off or Heating Up?

Winter is in full swing and the temperatures are downright frigid! We’ve got below average wind chills, record snowfalls, freezing rain, and black ice. While all of this cold is going on around us, what’s the temperature like in your workplace? Are your employees fired up and bouncing into work with enthusiastic anticipation of the…

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How Adobe and Cathay Pacific Customers are Driving Organizational Culture Change

Organizations have been focused on the customer for hundreds of years. So not surprisingly, we have developed a lot of data, processes, and functions to help us manage this key area of our business. More recently, a trend is developing where leaders are transporting their customer service skills to the employee arena. At your next…

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Businessman looking to the future for new business opportunity

Who Moved Our Future and Where Has It Gone?

In this era of disruption, volatility and an increasing shortage of talent, the future is becoming more and more challenging to predict. Trying to discern where your organization will be in 10 years is complex and at times overwhelming. It’s easy to get stuck. Who Moved My Cheese?: An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change…

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How this CEO Plans to Turn Around a Floundering, Iconic, Canadian Organization

What will the first permanent female leader of an organization facing harassment suits, claims of negligence, and desperately in need of modernization tackle first? This was the question I had when I went to hear a presentation by recently appointed RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki. In her insightful remarks she talked about leadership, courage and culture….

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