Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Leadership

Before You Grow: Balancing Creative Vision with Operational Leadership

Before You Grow: Balancing Creative Vision with Operational Leadership

Question marks can create conflict. Organizations that were previously comfortable with their seemingly solid plans for personnel engagement and conflict resolution have learned the hard way that most humans do not thrive in chaos or uncertainty. Morale is at rock bottom for many as the pandemic drags on and even …

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The Executive’s Guide to Corporate Culture

The Executive’s Guide to Corporate Culture

Gone are the days of long work hours isolated in cubicles, creating reports for distant managers. Instead, with the unemployment rate at 3.7%, employees have the power to demand more fulfilling conditions. With employees in power, many businesses are now catering to their workers with the same attention that they …

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How Leadership Can Make or Break Organizational Culture

How Leadership Can Make or Break Organizational Culture

Did you know that 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe that having a distinct workplace culture is important for a business’s advancement? There’s a good reason why this belief is so widespread; one study found that companies with performance-enhancing cultures enjoyed a 628% increase in revenue over an eleven-year period, while companies …

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Leadership

From the Trenches

Leadership is a subject I’ve thought a lot about over the years. I have the good fortune to work with some excellent leaders…and some that never thought about the subject at all even though they were in a leadership role. The pandemic crisis and the resulting economic fallout have made …

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Leadership in the Era of COVID-19: An Interview with 3 CEOs

Leadership in the Era of COVID-19: An Interview with 3 CEOs

Excerpt from the Corporate Leadership Breakfast Series hosted by California Lutheran University Interviews with: Janet Garufis, Chairman and CEO, Montecito Bank & TrustLarry Scherzer, CEO, Scherzer InternationalDeborah Sweeney, CEO, MyCorporation Q.  What changes have you made in your leadership style to deal with the COVID-19 crisis? GARUFIS:A shared leadership model …

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