How a Positive Culture Keeps Employees in the Fold

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 6, 2019

I’m always reminding people that company culture is real, whether you can see it or not; whether you’re aware of it or not; whether you’re actively building it or just letting it happen by accident. Every company has a culture, and that culture has an impact on employee morale and engagement.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow a Positive Culture Keeps Employees in the Fold

Do Disgruntled Employees Deserve a Chance?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 9, 2019

All of us know people who like to complain. Those folks can be difficult to be around, and they can be especially tough to work with. And when you’re in a leadership role, you have little choice but to deal with these negative employees regularly.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDo Disgruntled Employees Deserve a Chance?

How Transformational Leaders Build Better Cultures

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 4, 2019

Company culture isn’t set by any one person. Rather, it’s something that emanates from the entire team.

 

With that said, leaders invariably set the tone and establish some of the core cultural values. One of the key aspects of being a transformational leader is seeking opportunities to strengthen your culture, building it into something that’s a little better each day.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow Transformational Leaders Build Better Cultures

How New Leaders Can Approach Team Building

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 1, 2019

Team building can be challenging under the best of circumstances. When you’re new to the job—for example, if you’ve just been promoted into the team leader role—it can be especially daunting. After all, how are you supposed to build unity among people you barely know, and haven’t yet had much chance to gel?… Read more...

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How Leaders Can Help Employees Weather Change

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 7, 2019

The one constant in life is change. People change, relationships change—even companies change. And as your business goes through seasons of transition, it’s important to show some stabilizing leadership for your team members.

 

The thing about change is, it’s almost always unsettling—even when it’s good change!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow Leaders Can Help Employees Weather Change

Stay Productive – Without Losing Your Mind

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 11, 2019

For many of us, there’s an innate tension between productivity and mental health. We want to get things done, but we also want to maintain some balance and some sanity. We want to stay productive without feeling constantly stressed over everything on our to-do list.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanStay Productive – Without Losing Your Mind