Is Your Culture Toxic?

I always try to focus on the positives so in a lot of my posts I talk about the importance of creating a Development Culture within an organization. This always leads to questions about other types of culture, and often about what a Toxic Culture looks like. So today I will focus on that question, Read More …

Team of Two

Earlier this year I wrote a book (along with Bill Moyer) that focused on organizational culture. The creation of a Development Culture can turn around the results of any organization because you are investing the growth of people and there is no investment that guarantees a greater return. One of the most important aspects of Read More …

Culture Will Beat Scheme Every Day

Over the past six months people have shared their opinions on the National Football League and all of their off the field problems. Today, I want to focus on a positive both on and off the football field. Two weeks ago, the Philadelphia Eagles beat their rival New York Giants 27-0 on Sunday Night Football. Read More …

I Don’t Want to be Micromanaged

I believe that PR (Personal Responsibility) is the solution to all problems organization’s face. Think about it, what would your organization’s results look like if every employee (and I mean everyone) was personally responsible for goals, and their own actions? Every employee understanding PR is easier said than done. PR comes from accountability. In order Read More …

The Turnaround: If You Don’t Grow, You Go!

Organizations are always focused on growth. But they are usually more concerned with revenue growth than that of their employees. When it comes to shaping their culture, they often focus on relaxed dress codes, break rooms with games and free drinks, and other material things that are only positive when results are good. An organizations Read More …

Blame Game Culture

Have you ever been a part of an organizational culture that plays the blame game? This is usually a very stagnant culture that gets little if any results. A stagnant culture where people play the blame game usually has three types of people leading the organization.There are people that Don’t Know They Don’t Know. These Read More …