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25Apr2016

DIRTY WORDS

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Communication is at the heart of great leadership, great teamwork and great relationships. The Culture Coaches teach that refining communication is one of the impactful opportunities for drastic improvements in the workplace.

A favorite module of our communication workshop is our “Dirty Words” and phrases education. They may not be what you think!

Which dirty words can you remove from your vocabulary?

Try – Either commit or don’t commit.

But – Everything that comes before this little word isn’t…

  • 25 Apr, 2016
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07Mar2016

We Have A Crush On Leonardo

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If I had to put my finger on the one thing that companies are looking for, above all else, it’s innovation. By this, I mean creativity, new approaches to old problems and the ability to manage rapid change. Yet organizations don’t train their employees how to think this way, and most companies certainly don’t foster an environment where creative freedom and a creative spirit can flourish. A favorite Culture Coaches workshop studies the life of a…

  • 7 Mar, 2016
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25Feb2016

Teambuilding – Are We Having Fun Yet?

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Right now, we’re planning a totally unique teambuilding event for one of our clients. Creating and designing fun teambuilding outings is one of our favorite things to do. And we are really good at it!

When was the last time you got outside the office with your team and had some real fun? If you haven’t invested in a team activity outside the office we hope this will inspire you…

  • 25 Feb, 2016
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09Feb2016

The Five Secrets to Building a Dynamic Culture

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Culture was the word of the year in 2014. For millennial workers, culture is the number one most important aspect when looking for a future employer, even above above salary and above benefits. Time and time again research has shown that if you build a culture focused on employees, your bottom line and your customers will see the benefits. But all too often, leaders pay only lip service to investing in…

  • 9 Feb, 2016
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27Jan2016

What I Learned From A Giraffe

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For many of our friends, clients, partners and connections, The Culture Coaches’ logo of a Giraffe is a familiar sight. We are often asked “Why the Giraffe?” So we thought it would be a great time to share with you why we chose the magnificent Giraffe as the perfect model for The Culture Coaches’ Mission of “Creating More Positive and Productive Workplaces.”

Animals and nature can provide great lessons and metaphors for…

  • 27 Jan, 2016
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12Jan2016

4 Critical Questions to Kick Off 2016

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Alignment and Clarity for the New Year

The Culture Coaches just finished an offsite retreat with a successful and growth-minded company where we focused on creating clarity and alignment for the future. It was imperative for them to find a common passion and be committed to living out the same set of values.

I was reminded of two important concepts that can impact success while also get in the way of success…

  • 12 Jan, 2016
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17Dec2015

Manage Your Energy Not Just Your Time

During the hustle and bustle of this holiday season it’s not more time we need. It’s more energy. Interestingly, it’s more important to learn how to manage our own energy sources than it is to manage our time, our to-do lists and our calendars.

The research around energy management is based on the work by Jim Lohr and Tony Schwartz. Lohr and Swartz worked with professional and Olympic athletes…

  • 17 Dec, 2015
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09Jun2014

Why do we hate work?

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I left a lucrative position as a publisher 12 years ago to start my consulting firm The Culture Coaches for one reason: Corporate Culture Matters. I felt then and I still do now. And maybe even more now, that there is a crisis in American business. We’ve lost sight of how to work together, we’ve lost sight of how to get the most out of our brains and our spirits….

  • 9 Jun, 2014
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23Jul2013

Coaching

EXECUTIVE COACHING

Why hire a coach?
Leaders need to balance learning – which by definition means becoming vulnerable – with managing their image as a leader. Executive coaching allows you to learn about your dreams and your business challenges. Coaching allows you as a leader to further your own learning quickly, while getting a dfferent picture of what’s going on in your organization, especially with respect to how people experience you and your team.
A coach will help you change in areas…

  • 23 Jul, 2013
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