A Positive Culture starts on 99 cents and a smile

Exciting news: the publisher offers the Kindle version of my Positive Culture book at only 99 cents from 26-28 June! Benefit from these 3 magic days and download your copy today. I also collected 16 quotes from my book as a super condensed mini-course (see below)! Which one is your…

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Time is precious. Take action if you dread Mondays

Why do I care about contributing to positive organizations? Maybe because I know what it's like to be "doing time" within a locked building, ruled by the clock. I've been there. If this is our only turn on planet Earth our time is priceless. Being worried about Mondays is not…

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Kim Cameron on Positive Leadership and Culture

Kim Cameron, professor and associate dean at the Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship from the University of Michigan, is doing great work. Not only did he develop the famous Competing Values Framework and the associated Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument, he's also one of the go-to researchers on Positive Organizational Scholarship.…

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A positive culture pays off

Is there proof that organizational culture determines performance? Look at the ground-breaking study of Professors John Kotter and James Heskett in their book Corporate Culture and Performance. They studied the corporate cultures of over 200 companies (including Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, ICI, Nissan, and First Chicago) and tracked their economic performances over…

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Personal Positive Power to develop your culture

Organizations need to become better at change, agiler, responsive to the fast pace of technology and global competition, more innovative, just, and sustainable. But they have a hard time doing so. In many organizations, people are waiting for the boss to create a vision, to solve the problems, or to…

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Can you Contribute to a Positive Culture?

Do you matter? Can you influence or change the organization where you work? How are you contributing to your team? Your colleagues and clients? Your suppliers? Can your smile make a difference or your positive attitude? I suspect many people have learned that they don’t matter outside their families and there’s…

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