Some business leaders are visionaries. Most are pragmatists.
1. Start with personal goals related to your own behaviour.
Focus on the one leadership behavior where the gap is greatest between your 'walk' and your 'talk' – the organisation's cultural aspirations or your own personal leadership vision. If you don't know what that behaviour is, make it your goal to find out, accept what you find, and to take action.
Is tolerance killing your culture?
Culture is the patterns of behaviour that are encouraged, discouraged or tolerated by people and systems over time.
During this four-part whistle-stop tour of organisational culture, we’ve looked to find a workable definition of what culture really is, sought to distinguish it from engagement and learned how we can effectively use encouragement and discouragement to lever culture change. Our last exploration is an important one: