Values Based Leadership Program: Royal Roads University

Cultural Transformation Leadership Program: Royal Roads University

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Marilyn Taylor, Director of Leadership Master’s Curriculum at Royal Roads University. One quarter of the program, which requires 5 years of previous leadership experience, focuses on the Values Centre CTT Culture Values Assessment and CTT Leadership Values Assessment. Read more

5 Steps for Creating Clear Role Expectations

  • How many of the performance issues inside your organization are caused by unclear expectations?
  • How often do people get off track and finish a task that is all wrong?
  • How much time is wasted because of things not discussed?

In all my years of training and consulting, one of the biggest challenges I’ve found is expectations. Each employee, leader and owner walks in the door with a set of expectations. I assert that 90% of the time the expectations are in our head and are never shared, causing a ripple effect of upset disappointment and thwarted intentions. Read more

Creating Transparency in the Workplace: Top 10 Tips from TEAM Performance

There’s a natural human condition that happens in small and large groups which is very prevalent inside organizations. When people do not get enough information to feel adequately informed they often make up speculative stories to fill in the blanks. The bad news about that is the stories they make up are generally not very empowering. Given this human condition, today we are going to talk about how to create more openness and transparency that generally will have a positive impact of reducing gossip and storytelling in the workplace. Read more

Using Core Values to Enhance Organizational Performance

It’s important to have the organization’s core values down in writing regardless of business size. Why? According to 7Geese, core values are what support the vision, shape the culture, and reflect what the company finds important on a more personal level. In high performing organizations, the core values are often utilized in a variety of ways to enhance the performance of the company. Read more

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