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Corporate Culture Myths

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. ~ John F. Kennedy Corporate culture is one of those business issues that is difficult to define … Continue reading

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Real Leadership Development is . . .

Leadership and learning are indispensable from each other. ~ John F. Kennedy Whether developed and delivered by world-renowned business professors at famous universities, or designed and conducted by company L&D specialists, most leadership development courses, workshops and programs don’t work! … Continue reading

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CULTURE RULES ! : A Revolutionary Insight about Corporate Culture

New Book by John R Childress coming in October, 2017.   Some advanced praise: “This wonderful book will transform our understanding of corporate culture.  Seeing culture as a business system, and the 10 Core Principles that govern culture, can help … Continue reading

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I don’t multi-task well

Multi-tasking is merely the opportunity to screw up more than one thing at a time. ~Gary W. Keller You may have noticed  I haven’t posted a blog in several weeks. (At least I hope you noticed.).  The reason is simple, … Continue reading

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How to Engineer an Agile Corporate Culture

  “I finally figured something out. Agile development is a culture, not a process.”   ~Jeff Patton I have a bum knee.  Actually it’s more than bum, it’s truly dysfunctional, especially after running 15 marathons between the age of 45 … Continue reading

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In Search of the Real Corporate Culture

There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact. ~Arthur Conan Doyle As a young boy I read most of the Sherlock Holmes books, watched the old black and white movies on TV late at night when Basil Rathbone was … Continue reading

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What they don’t teach in Med School and B-School

Medical schools turn out doctors.  Business schools turn out managers.  Or so the theory goes. I recently read an interesting article that got me thinking about these two forms of professional education. A cardiologist wrote an article about how in … Continue reading

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