Tag Archives: Leverage

Cultural Drift

Change happens, whether we force it or ignore it! I clearly remember my second year in college sitting in a marine geology class and discussing the then revolutionary topic of continental drift. After decades of theories and much scoffing at … Continue reading

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More On Culture Change from Will Rogers . . .

“There are many ways to skin a cat, although the cat might not agree!”  ~Will Rogers The business world is obsessed with change; change management, change agents, change readiness, 8 Steps to Culture Change, business transformation, champions of change, culture … Continue reading

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What’s Your Corporate Culture Like?

Culture cannot be manufactured. It has to be genuinely nurtured by everyone from the CEO down. Ignoring the health of your culture is like letting aquarium water go foul.       ~ Shaun Parr Culture assessments and corporate culture … Continue reading

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Before you jump on the culture change bandwagon . . .

Before you jump on the culture change bandwagon, there’s some reading you should do: LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture   The phrase “jump on the bandwagon” or “climb on the bandwagon”, is a popular saying, with a bandwagon … Continue reading

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How I First Understood About Corporate Culture

In the executive suites today, the concept of corporate culture is the new black. It seems that everyone is talking about the importance of culture, the impact of culture, and of course, the need for culture change. The recent seismic … Continue reading

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More Corporate Culture Myths . . .

(this post is adapted from a chapter in my new book – LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture, available in paperback and eBook from Amazon.  See my previous blog posting for Myths 1-4) Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.  ~Joseph … Continue reading

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Culture By Design, Culture By the Numbers

In my executive speeches and my recent book, LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture, I use the case study of Zappos.com, the internet shoe and clothing retailer to illustrate the power of culture by design. If you don’t know … Continue reading

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