Tag Archives: People and Culture

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Incrementa Live: Unleash the Untapped Power of Brand and Culture

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, […]

Leadership Lessons from Unexpected Places

Some of the best leadership lessons I have been lucky enough to receive have come from the most unexpected places. My children and my pets.
From my kids, I have learned how to use the most important tool that a leader needs to have. To listen. The Dalai Lama once said that if we are talking, […]

Look Deeper to Find your Next A Players

We all want a team of A Players working for us. You know, the kind that drives the business forward, improves your culture, and are the picture of your next superstar?
But How Do You Find Those A Players?
You learn to look deeper.
Diversity of skills and talents are to be expected in the workplace. We […]

A Lesson in Meaning and Purpose

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 […]

Response To: Hiring for Diversity

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’ […]

Measuring Corporate Culture

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 […]

A Disengaged Culture: 5 Things That Will Create It!

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 […]

14 Strategies for Networking Success

This is a guest blog post by FX Risk Consultant Pascale Hansen.
Relationships form the core of our human lives. No one has ever been successful alone, which is why networking is so important. Networking is essential to personal and professional success; as who you know always matters.  If someone you know and trust recommends you […]

21 Best Practices in Leadership Development

Leadership Development is Important
Research and experience show that the quality of leadership affects employee effort and productivity; the ability to attract and retain talent; customer service and retention; profitability and market capitalization. Leadership development, done well, is a powerful way to build talent, unlock the potential of your people, improve individual and organizational performance, and […]

Personal Brands Are The Way Of The Future – What’s Yours?

Organizations spend a significant portion of their annual budget every year on marketing and branding. Large Fortune-sized companies even have departments staffed with brand zealots working tirelessly to ensure that the corporate brand is never misrepresented by employees, contractors, and partners. However, very few business leaders spend any time or effort in their own personal […]

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