Entries Tagged as 'Culture'

It’s not personal, it’s systemic

May 16th, 2023 · No Comments · Culture, Leadership, Organizational Culture

Workers think that senior managers are heartless, arrogant and distant. Senior managers think that workers are childlike, blaming everybody and not understanding the need to get on board with the latest initiative. Middle managers are just too run off their feet to think anything at all and clients simply feel ignored and undervalued. If this […]

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Dialogue Improves Results

May 2nd, 2023 · No Comments · Culture, Leadership, Personal Development

Conflict within organisations kill results.

The existence of unnecessary conflict between people in organisations is a real profit killer. The lack of true dialogue we see in our societies today plays out in our organisations, making collaboration between different areas of the business more difficult.

It’s time to get people having real conversations.


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The responsibility of Leading

August 4th, 2019 · No Comments · Culture, Leadership, Personal Development

I am reading a biography of John Adams, a leading figure during the American war of Independence, one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence and the second president of the United States. I must admit to being a fan of this period of American history, I find it quite extraordinary the quality of […]

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How to work across cultures

October 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Culture, Leadership

I recently worked in Singapore making it the 20th country in which I have delivered Leadership development programmes. But you don’t have to go to another country in order to manage cultural differences for in some of the courses for Electrolux that we have delivered in Stockholm, we have groups of 24 participants that were […]

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