Creating Culture on Purpose

Wherever you go, you step into a particular culture.  If you go to a fast-food restaurant you will experience their culture.  If you go to a high-end restaurant they will operate out of a distinctly different culture.  You will find distinct cultures in retail stores, hotels, auto repair shops, grocery stores,  manufacturing facilities, banks, churches, schools, homes, and families.  … More Creating Culture on Purpose

Faith at work

Many years ago, I was in the final stages of the interview process of being hired as a Western Region Vice President for a company headquarted on the East Coast.  The president and owner of the company asked, “I heard you do these religious seminars, should I be worried?”  “Is that going to get in the way … More Faith at work

Caution: Empowerment

I’m a big fan of empowerment.  I don’t think we have enough leaders that really understand the dynamics of what it means.  Yet, at the same time, empowerment is a two-sided coin.  On one side, empowerment enables work to be done in an equitable way.  You empower your executives and directors to manage and lead the people within … More Caution: Empowerment