Sometimes clients aren’t a good fit for your business. If you notice these 4 signs, it’s probably time to let a client go.
4 Reasons Company Culture Is Essential
Culture is a growth strategy, but it’s among the most underutilized. Here are 4 reasons it’s essential to intentionally develop culture.
The Recipe for a Thriving Company Culture
Creating a thriving company culture requires intention. It doesn’t just happen. Here are the four ingredients for creating one.
Leadership Question #8: How Do You Encourage Others to Communicate Your Core Values?
In my answer to Michael’s previous question, I emphasized the formal ways in which we communicate our values at Thomas Nelson. I talked about hiring practices, new employee orientation, rewards and recognition, and annual reviews. All of these are important, but, as I suggested at the end of the post, they are probably not the most important.
Leadership Question #7: How Do You Communicate Your Core Values?
“How do you or other leaders in your organization communicate the ‘core values’?” Unless values become behaviors, you only have a set of platitudes. Unfortunately, these platitudes will ultimately create cynicism when smart people realize that your behavior doesn’t line up with your words. At Thomas Nelson we rely on six methods to communicate our values.
Leadership Question #6: Which is Most Important—Mission, Core Values or Vision?
At Thomas Nelson, our core ideology is comprised of four key elements. These are distinguishable but inseparable. It’s a little bit like talking about an orange. You can distinguish its shape, its color, its size, and its smell and taste. However, you can’t do away with any of these attributes and still have an orange. So it is with your organization’s core ideology.