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

4 Ways to Conquer Productivity Killers Episode 24

by podcast on August 27, 2019

If you are like me there have been many times when you’ve worked hard a whole day and felt like you got nothing accomplished. There were distractions, meetings and drains on your time. I call these the productivity killers that live in your workplace.… Read more...

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Organizational Culture and Why We Need It

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 22, 2019

We hear the term organizational culture bandied about a lot these days, but what does it actually mean? The definition of organizational culture is best summarized this way: This is the combination of beliefs, assumptions, values, and habits that make up the psychological environment of your workplace.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanOrganizational Culture and Why We Need It

Choosing a Keynote Speaker Can Be Tough. Here’s Your Roadmap.

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 11, 2019

As you plan your next seminar, workshop, conference, or professional event, one of the most consequential decisions you’ll make is who you enlist as your keynote speaker.

Your keynote speaker is ultimately the person who’s tasked with sending your participants home with something meaningful and actionable—in short, something that makes their time at the event truly valuable.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanChoosing a Keynote Speaker Can Be Tough. Here’s Your Roadmap.

Transformational Leaders Make More Productive Teams. Here’s How.

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 8, 2019

Navigating the relationship between leadership and productivity can be tricky sometimes. On the one hand, great leaders can’t make their people more productive—and attempting to do so can often backfire. At the same time, real leadership should manifest in a team that’s more engaged, more proactive, more creative—in short, more eager to get stuff done!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanTransformational Leaders Make More Productive Teams. Here’s How.

5 Things to Ask When Choosing Your Next Keynote Speaker

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 27, 2019

I freely admit that I’m biased here, but I truly believe that, as you plan your next conference or professional event, choosing the right keynote speaker is key.

 

Just ask yourself this: Whenever you’re considering attendance at a conference or seminar, don’t you take a few minutes to find out who’s speaking?… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman5 Things to Ask When Choosing Your Next Keynote Speaker

5 Reasons to Care About Employee Engagement

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 20, 2019

What’s your company’s most valuable asset? It’s not a trick question. Your most valuable asset is your team. Simply put, any success you have is ultimately going to come down to the efforts and outcomes of your employees. So, it makes sense—it’s an important investment, you might say—to keep those employees feeling purposeful, happy, and appreciated.… Read more...

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How to Deal with Workplace Productivity Killers

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 13, 2019

Recently, someone told me something that was truly shocking. I was speaking with an HR professional, and she mentioned that, over the course of an average workday, most of us only have about three hours of truly productive time. And yet, we’re at the office for a full eight hours or more.… Read more...

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