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S. Chris Edmonds

S. Chris Edmonds is a speaker, author, and executive consultant with his own firm and the Ken Blanchard Companies. He has authored or co-authored seven books, including "The Culture Engine," which helps leaders create workplace inspiration with an organizational constitution. He blogs and podcasts at DrivingResultsThroughCulture.com. Follow Chris on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and iTunes.

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Moving from values awareness to values demonstration in your organization
Moving from values awareness to values demonstration in your organization

Here's an exercise for publicly stating your company's values and seeing how everyone is living them day to day.

Listen and learn from employees with well-written feedback surveys
Listen and learn from employees with well-written feedback surveys

Regular employee surveys, with questions that reflect values and behaviors, can help companies understand their culture and what needs to be addressed.

5 skills for virtual leadership that inspires
5 skills for virtual leadership that inspires

The goal hasn't changed with remote work and remote meetings -- leaders need to inspire people to be purposeful, positive and productive. Here's advice on how to do that.

Lessons from governors leading effectively during COVID-19
Lessons from governors leading effectively during COVID-19

How public officials have responded to the pandemic offers lessons for any leader in the importance of being trustworthy and personable.

How COVID-19 forces companies to create fairer HR policies
How COVID-19 forces companies to create fairer HR policies

During this unique crisis, don't let out-of-date HR policies stifle your culture and teams.

Leadership traits to embrace today
Leadership traits to embrace today

In today's busy, skeptical world, the pressure is on leaders to demonstrate their skills.

The purpose of organizations must evolve beyond profit alone
The purpose of organizations must evolve beyond profit alone

Will the Business Roundtable's words be placed into action?

How leaders can hold team members accountable for results and respect?
How leaders can hold team members accountable for results and respect?

Good cultures start with clarity -- what is everyone agreeing to in terms of outcomes and respect?

Social media posts affect heart health -- and why leaders need to know this
Social media posts affect heart health -- and why leaders need to know this

How we express ourselves on Twitter can literally affect our health, and there's lessons for workplace leaders in that.

For the good of your business, invest in your culture
For the good of your business, invest in your culture

Read on for four reasons culture is critical for today's companies, with advice from Laszlo Bock.

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