7 Types of Leadership for Your Organizational Culture

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 9, 2019

What is the relationship between leadership and organizational culture? The answer is more complicated than you might think. On the one hand, I’d argue that it’s very difficult to impose organizational culture, taking a top-down approach. Organizational culture really needs to emanate from the team, and you’ll need widespread buy-in for any cultural changes to be effective.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman7 Types of Leadership for Your Organizational Culture

Changing Your Organizational Culture

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 2, 2019

I’ve written many times over the years about the importance of properly assessing your organizational culture. All companies have a culture, but not all leaders are aware of their culture. It’s only through candid assessment that you can truly know the values and routines that drive your team and shape your business.… Read more...

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Employee Engagement Strategies: Common Roadblocks

by Dr. Rick Goodman on November 11, 2019

Most of the team leaders I speak with recognize the value of implementing employee engagement strategies. After all, the benefits of employee engagement are well-documented; they include:

  • Greater creativity and collaboration
  • Higher standards of productivity
  • Less turnover, and fewer turnover costs
  • Higher employee satisfaction, which spills over into improved customer service

But if most team leaders see the value in employee engagement, that doesn’t necessarily mean they all implement employee engagement strategies.… Read more...

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Key Questions to Ask Your Transformational Leadership Expert

by Dr. Rick Goodman on November 4, 2019

When you hire a transformational leadership expert, or really any kind of business coach, it’s with the expectation that they can help you make some key changes to your life, your team, and your career.

It’s important to remember, however, that working with a transformational leadership expert is a two-way street.… Read more...

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10 Ingredients in Effective Employment Engagement Strategies

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 21, 2019

Not all employment engagement strategies are created equal. The approach that unifies and mobilizes one team may not work as well in a different workplace context. With that said, I truly believe there are some fundamentals, some ingredients that pretty much all employment engagement strategies have in common.… Read more...

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Assess Your Organizational Culture with These 10 Questions

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 14, 2019

Organizational culture is something I’ve blogged about, and spoken about, many times before. What I’ve found is that most business owners and HR professionals are keenly aware of the fact that they have an organizational culture, and that it impacts the engagement, creativity, and productivity of their team.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanAssess Your Organizational Culture with These 10 Questions

How to Measure Employment Engagement Strategies

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 7, 2019

Implementing employment engagement strategies is an important step for any business. However, simply setting the wheels in motion is not enough. Proper employment engagement strategies include plenty of reflection, review, and revision. In other words, it’s crucial to measure the effects of your employment engagement approach, evaluating what’s working and what’s not, appraising your progress against key benchmarks, and maintaining an outlook of continuous improvement.… Read more...

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