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Create Values That Support Your Culture

Create Values That Support Your Culture

 

If you’re like most organizations today, you’re struggling to attract, train, develop, promote, and retain great team members. Heck, you’re struggling to find and retain team members – regardless of how great they may be! You’re also dealing with a myriad of supply chain and pricing issues, social and political divisiveness, altered expectations of ‘the workplace’, and much more. All of these pressures make ‘just doing what you do’ a true challenge. So how do you attract, train, develop, promote, and retain great team members during crazy times? It comes down to one thing:

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on October 25, 2022 in Strategic Planning and tagged , , , ,

 

Today may be rough for your team. I have a few thoughts…

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A client called me yesterday. She was really hurting because of the low morale and the state of divisiveness she’s seeing in her team, her family, her community, and the country because of the pandemic, ongoing social issues, and our current political turmoil. So we talked.

Given today is another day of spiking emotions with a potential second impeachment of President Trump, I thought I’d share some of what I shared with her.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on January 13, 2021 in Leadership Development and tagged , , , ,

 

Marry Your Values to Your New Work Culture

Marry Your Values to Your New Work Culture

As you continue to refine your organization’s current work culture, whether remote or in-person, don’t forget your organization’s values. Your organization’s values are your organization’s ‘House Rules.’ They define the behaviors that are expected, day in and day out, of everyone who takes a paycheck from your organization or who represents it. If someone doesn’t want to abide by your organization’s values, fine. They are simply choosing to work someplace else.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on May 26, 2020 in Leadership Development, Strategic Planning and tagged , , ,

 

When Your Values Mean Nothing

When Your Values Mean Nothing

What do you do when your organization’s values mean nothing? Or, worse yet, they’re viewed by your employees with disdain? If you’re smart, you realize it’s time to do some of the hardest work you’ve ever had to do as a leader. If you’re not as bright as you believe you are, you’re not concerned because you’re making money and that’s what matters. Right? Wrong. When your organization’s values mean nothing, it’s one of the clearest signals being sent your way that there are serious flaws in your leadership and your leadership team, your organization’s culture, and your organization’s infrastructure.

When your organization’s values mean nothing to your employees, you’ve failed as a leader on several fronts.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on January 24, 2017 in Leadership Development, Strategic Planning and tagged , ,

 

To Be Nimble You Need Concise Plans, Values, Respect, and Necessary Conversations™

To Be Nimble You Need Concise Plans, Values, Respect, and Necessary Conversations

 
Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation by Adam BryantIf you haven’t read it yet, read Adam Bryant’s book: Quick and Nimble – Lessons from Leading C.E.O.’s on How to Create a Culture of Innovation. His insights are important for my readers and clients because they so nicely echo several core leadership concepts I share with my clients during my programs or executive coaching sessions with them.

In his book, Bryant covers six key ideas to create a culture of innovation and nimbleness. I’ll list Bryant’s terms and then mine:

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on January 14, 2014 in Leadership Development and tagged , , , , ,