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Four Great Sounding Values That Can Ruin Your Business

Four Great Sounding Values That Can Ruin Your Business

I spend a lot of my time helping companies redefine what their core values are. The goal? To be able to use their values statement much more effectively to drive a culture of ethics, compliance, and accountability. Perhaps not surprisingly, this process also drives better leadership, better management, and better customer service. After all, when Read more…

Two Interviews on Developing High-Impact Values Statements

Two Interviews on Developing High-Impact Values Statements

Thanks to i-sight software for publishing excerpts from two interviews they did with me on developing high impact values statements. As you've all heard me say before, a well-developed and appropriately implemented values statement will not only go a long ways toward developing and maintaining a culture of ethics but will also do so much Read more…

Throw Away Your Values Statement!

Throw Away Your Values Statement!

If you and every other employee in your company can’t tell me exactly what’s in your values statement, and tell me how the behavior in which you or they are currently engaged is or is not aligned with at least one of your company’s values, there is either something terribly wrong with the way in which it is written or in how it has been implemented. If you need a ‘cheat sheet’ to remember your company’s values or how best to assure that everyone’s behavior is aligned with them, you’ve lost the game.