Blog Posts in June, 2013

DOES YOUR OFFICE SPACE REFLECT YOUR CULTURE?

Your core values need to be integrated into everything you do as a company. Your actions, systems, reward mechanisms, words and behaviors all must be in alignment them. What about your offices, do ...
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THE POWER OF WRITTEN GOALS

Incredible power is unleashed when you write down your goals. That power seems to be further enhanced when you share them, or make them public. In the July 2012 issue of The Canadian Franchise ...
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NEVER STOP LEARNING

There are many benefits that can be derived from a strong learning or constant improvement culture at your company. Some of the benefits that we’ve experienced are as follows: • Efficiency—Team ...
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LET YOUR SPEECH BE ADMIRABLE

We use the acronym “SPEAK” to describe what it means to speak in a professional manner at work. SPEAK stands for: Sincere, Pragmatic, Emotionally Mature, Admirable, and the proper use of Kinesics ...
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CULTURE BUSTERS!

The best metaphor I’ve heard recently describing the effect of a company culture on a business is that it is analogous to the effect of an “immune system” on the human body. Our bodies are able to ...
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VISUALIZE THE ENDS - FOCUS ON THE MEANS

People who are overly preoccupied with trying to be healthy or who worry about not getting ill can actually do themselves harm (Hypochondria). Better to focus your energy on improving your diet and ...
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START A COMPANY LIBRARY

Principle #5 – “Learn Something New Every Day and Share it with the Team!” Develop a company library and encourage team members to borrow and read your books. This will demonstrate your commitment to ...
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WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

Are you clear on what your main focus should be everyday? Do you have a vision for your company that looks a few years into the future? Is it clear and compelling? Does it excite and inspire you? Is ...
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