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Brand should not be a marketing exercise. Done right, it’s the strategic definition of who your business is and why it exists. This is your soul, not just your marketing face.
With this foundation in place, carrying that message clearly throughout your team is the key to developing a powerful, healthy and aligned culture. After all, […]
What is the “Meaning of Life?” Wow! What a loaded question.
There comes a time in almost everyone’s life when they look in the mirror and ask themselves that question. I have done it many times. I usually ask myself what meaning am I bringing to the world around me? What value am I contributing? How am […]
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Employee (raised voice): “There is STILL favoritism from certain managers to certain employees. You said you were going to be able to stop it! It’s as bad as it’s ever been! What are you going to do about it?”
Me (calm and quiet voice): “Are we fighting?”
Employee (confused): “No, why?”
Me (smiles): “Oh good, I just […]
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Have you ever taken the time to call your customer service line? Or tried to connect with someone as a complete outsider? I will wager that, unless you are a leader in the Customer Service department or a sales person, you have little to no idea what your customers go through.
And, I would wager again, that […]
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As someone who’s hired A LOT of people in the past, Sky Northern Security Alliance’s founder and CEO, Michael Argast, had some thoughts about Robert Murray’s October blog on hiring for diversity. Here’s what he had to say:
How Do You Account For and Address Unconscious, or Prevent Conscious, Biases?
Often ‘best candidate for the job’ […]
Recently I was reminded of the continuous, but often conflicting, chatter I hear about meritocracy and the hire diversity balance. It has become an issue that forward-thinking leaders need to sort out.
The “Need to Hire Diversity”
In virtually every industry I work in as an executive coach, I hear about the need for a fair and […]
Rarely is the problem bad strategy. It’s usually crappy business execution.
When we look at a business that’s not all that it could be, because the culture is toxic or customer are turning away, the root cause is rarely a poorly thought out strategy. It is almost always, no business execution. And that is a leadership issue.
Poor Business Execution […]
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This article was originally published on Robert Murray’s personal website. Read the original article here.
Almost every organization on the planet these days is talking about improving their corporate culture. I truly hope (and yes, I know ‘Hope’ is not a management tool) that they are serious about it and it is not just another corporate […]
For many years, I was a banker. I worked in many locations, carrying out many roles, in areas of high trust and integrity. Although it shouldn’t, when a scandal in the financial sector occurs it still shocks me.
That started me thinking about who we trust and why. How the way we view an individual, can […]
I have not met a leader in business who has purposely created a disengaged culture or workforce, but I have met many who have created one without realizing it. The reasons are usually intangible and emotionally-based – not something that can quickly be identified as a cause/effect.
There are dozens of articles explaining the best way […]
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