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Allergic to deadlines

When I speak with business owners and managers, they all seem to long for this illusive state of “accountability.” Typically they mean a desire to trust that employees are doing the Right Things, and are “kept in the loop” when issues arise or things are not being done. Instead, most report that they have to […]

Why does Culture matter?

“Every company has a culture, whether they like or not. It’s an undercurrent, sometimes silent, sometimes outspoken.” (Tom Foster management blog) Culture is the #1 factor that influences employee attitudes, actions and results and cannot easily be overcome by standard “motivational” tools (pay, incentives, performance reviews). This post is an excerpt from a report of the […]