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Signs Of An Unhealthy Culture

Signs Of An Unhealthy Culture

By Lance LeBlanc A quick Internet search for the phrase “company culture” yields more than 1.5 billion results in less than half a second. I’ve heard culture simply defined as a system of beliefs that guides a community’s behavior. While this may be oversimplified, it’s incredibly accurate. Achieving a healthy company culture is increasingly becoming a strong focus of organizations, perhaps becaus ...[Read More]

4 THINGS YOUR EMPLOYEES WISH YOU KNEW

4 THINGS YOUR EMPLOYEES WISH YOU KNEW

Over the years, our coaching team has facilitated hundreds of workshops with thousands of leaders around the world. In nearly every workshop we ask a simple question. “What makes a great team?” We get lots of answers, but the most common answer might be a bit surprising. Communication. Good communication, to be specific. When asked, the word “communication!” comes flying out as though this is the ...[Read More]

3 WINNING STRATEGIES OF GREAT LEADERS

3 WINNING STRATEGIES OF GREAT LEADERS

Fall is almost here and that means football season, my favorite season of the year! All over the country, people are getting ready to fire up the grill, break out their team jersey and have family and friends over to watch the big game. They are hoping that their team wins. There is something about winning that gets us excited. Whether it’s the thrill of a comeback, a great underdog story, or a pe ...[Read More]

LEADERSHIP HAS A SHELF LIFE

LEADERSHIP HAS A SHELF LIFE

“Leadership has a shelf life.” These were the words used by General Electric President and CEO Jeffrey Immelt at the 2014 Global Leadership Summit to describe one reason GE spends upwards of $1 Billion Dollars (Yes…with a “B” as in “Bravo”) each year to train and develop leaders. Wow. Just…wow. Less than 15 countries have a GDP more than $1Billion Do ...[Read More]

DO STUFF.

DO STUFF.

A group of tourists were visiting a small village in Europe.  While walking past an old man sitting on a wooden fence, one of the tourists turned to him and asked,  “Were there any great men born in this village?” The old man response? “Nope.  Just babies!”  The story raises an important point.  Growth Takes Time.  It is a process.   Best when intentional.  Rarely accidental.  Growth is a major pu ...[Read More]

WHAT YOU KNOW FOR SURE THAT JUST AIN’T SO…

WHAT YOU KNOW FOR SURE THAT JUST AIN’T SO…

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”-Mark Twain Have you ever gotten into trouble because of something you just KNEW was true? I for one, am uncomfortably familiar with the taste of my own foot in my mouth. My grandpa once told me, “Think long think wrong son!”, and I have sworn by it ever since. But then ...[Read More]

First Things

First Things

What is it about FIRST things? Do you remember your FIRST? Love? Kiss? Car? Job? Award? Child? Post? FIRST things are the creative dynamite of our lives. They happen in an INSTANT. EVERYTHING changes. We are NEVER the same. So what is it about FIRST things? It’s simple. They ROCK our world. Do you want your life to leave a DENT in your world? Maybe you should stop asking, “How can I ch ...[Read More]