Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

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Have It Your Way

This morning I drove my teenage son through Burger King (I know, I know. I am waiting for Children’s Service to arrive any minute now).

It was 10:05 AM, and my son wanted lunch. The fancy electronic menu showed only breakfast choices, so I…

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Better Than Yesterday

We (still) live in a culture that insists that all results should be fast and obtained without any real effort. But insisting on fast results doesn’t actually produce fast results. Most of the time, the reason one needs fast results is that they…

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On Leaders and Culture

Culture is what takes over when leadership and management isn't around.

Culture is what takes over in those moments of truth, when a decision makes a difference--for good or for ill.

Culture is what happens when the organization's real values…

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Your Goals Are Your Own

Your strengths are different from your competitors. So are your weaknesses. Even though you sell exactly the same thing, many of your processes are different. You have different capabilities and different limitations. You produce different…

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More Alike Than Different

“I want to make sure you understand how our country is different.”

No matter where on Earth I visit to speak, this statement about “cultural differences” is always one of the first statements I hear. I agree to listen and learn. But rarely do…

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