The Surprising Christmas Gift Every Leader Can Give This Year

Leaders have the power to give the gift of happiness, or of unhappiness, to those they lead. And the Christmas season is an ideal time to assess how effectively you have been distributing this precious commodity. This is not to say that the primary role of the leader is merely to ensure the personal well-being…

In Leadership, These 3 Celebrations Can Actually Be Hurting Your Culture

Leaders build culture by choosing what gets celebrated, and by what does not get celebrated. That which gets celebrated very quickly becomes embedded in your culture. If you celebrate teamwork, then collaboration will become a part of the culture. If you celebrate treating one another with kindness, then compassion will become a part of the…

How To Spot The 6 Greatest Culture-Killers Your Team Can Face

What you allow, you encourage. In leadership, this nugget of truth is especially true when it comes to the building of a healthy culture. When the leader allows fun, candor, initiative and diligence, those qualities will be encouraged to flourish. Similarly, when you allow Culture Killers like grumbling, selfishness and laziness, so too are you…