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Culture Change: Reads of the week 03.05

[fa icon="calendar'] 03-May-2017 18:33:05 / by John Hodges posted in Culture change, Leadership, Accountability, HR

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Discover the seven signs of a good leader, why you need to implement an effective whistleblowing policy, how HR can foster innovative thinking, and much more in our latest Culture Change blog...

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Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony: Is what you see what you get?

[fa icon="calendar'] 11-Aug-2016 14:58:26 / by Humberto Branco posted in Behaviour, Brazil, Leading culture, Change, Accountability, Humberto Branco, Current affairs

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On Friday 5 August, over 3 billion people around the world had their eyes locked on Rio de Janeiro to watch the Olympics Opening Ceremony. There is no doubt about it - it was a beautiful spectacle. Headlines throughout the world the following day congratulated Brazil for a truly amazing show. As the Washington Post said, “Rio was basking in what it does best. This is a country expert in revelry, which every years fills its streets with dancing, stranger-kissing, inebriated glee at Carnival.”
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Why you need to manage behaviour consistently

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Jun-2016 16:30:11 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in Accountability, Behaviour, Leadership, Symbols, Be Do Have, Jerome Parisse-Brassens

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I recently had coffee with a close friend who’s just resigned from a senior position in a key department of a large company. Answering the puzzled look on my face, he explained that he’d had enough of his boss – the manager of a specific department who took the role a year earlier.

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Learn to say "no" - your culture will thank you for it

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Jan-2016 19:56:49 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in Accountability, Communication, People-First, One-Team, Jerome Parisse-Brassens, Culture archetypes, Empowerment

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Are you one of those people who are reluctant to say “no”? 

I was recently discussing with a friend some of the changes that we have both seen in the workplace in the last 20 years. One of them was the mobile phone. I can still remember when fixed lines were the only way to contact clients. And it was fairly easy: I never used to struggle to talk to my clients over the phone – I sometimes had to leave a message but they would call back or I would call them back later myself.

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Revised edition of ‘Walking the Talk: Building a Culture for Success’

[fa icon="calendar'] 15-Sep-2015 19:13:29 / by Walking the Talk posted in Leading culture, Walking the Talk: Building a Culture for Success, Walking the Talk, Carolyn Taylor, Culture archetypes, Behaviour, Leadership, Culture change, Values, Communication, Culture management, Symbols, Corporate culture, Be Do Have, Engagement, Accountability, Mergers and acquisition, Change, Behaviour management, Culture planning, Systems, One-Team, Customer-Centric, Managing culture, Achievement, Behaviour change, Leadership team, Responsibility, Innovation

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