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S. Chris Edmonds

S. Chris Edmonds is a speaker, author and executive consultant with The Purposeful Culture Group, where he is founder and CEO. He has authored or co-authored seven books, including "The Culture Engine.” His next book, "Good Comes First,” is available for preorder now. It will publish on Sept. 28, 2021. His videos, posts and podcasts are available at DrivingResultsThroughCulture.com. Follow Edmonds on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Apple Podcasts.

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Emotional exhaustion is rampant, and returning people to the "old normal" will not help
Emotional exhaustion is rampant, and returning people to the "old normal" will not help

The pandemic continues to be a drain on people, and if the workplace is also disrespectful and draining, you'll lose employees' hearts, minds and presence.

Does your work culture quash bullying or tolerate it?
Does your work culture quash bullying or tolerate it?

Workplace bullying is bad for people and business, and yet all too common. It's up to leaders to begin the change.

With culture assessments, should you survey everyone or just a small sample?
With culture assessments, should you survey everyone or just a small sample?

Employee assessments can give you valuable insight into your culture, so get everyone's take. Sampling feels like a shortcut but can be damaging in the long run.

What's the difference between validated and unvalidated employee surveys?
What's the difference between validated and unvalidated employee surveys?

Employee surveys can be valided or not validated, and both have their purpose when assessing organizational culture.

Basecamp's respect problem could be yours
Basecamp's respect problem could be yours

Basecamp's attempt to fix its culture in public didn't go well, at least in terms of employee retention. Learn why respect is at the crux of the issue.

Here are key indications that your work culture stinks
Here are key indications that your work culture stinks

Every workplace culture needs a healthy amount of respect, accountability and cooperation. These traits will be even more important as the economy recovers from the pandemic.

How effective is your executive team?
How effective is your executive team?

Executive teams need measurement just like anyone else to see how they're doing. Here's a look at how that applies to culture.

3 significant costs of a disrespectful work culture
3 significant costs of a disrespectful work culture

Most senior leaders have never been asked to manage their work culture. Most don’t know how.

Want to inspire employees? Create authentic emotional connection
Want to inspire employees? Create authentic emotional connection

Emotional connections are no longer optional for leaders. Here are 3 basics every leader needs to do if they want to treat employees right.

How leaders can put good first
How leaders can put good first

Respect is an imperative in business today, and that requires deliberate care toward the culture you build.

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