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S. Chris Edmonds

S. Chris Edmonds is a speaker, author and executive consultant with his firm, The Purposeful Culture Group. He has authored or co-authored seven books, including "The Culture Engine.” His next book, "Good Comes First," will be published by BenBella Books on Sept. 21, 2021. His videos, posts, and podcasts are available at DrivingResultsThroughCulture.com. Follow Edmonds on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and iTunes.

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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.

It's time for business leaders to put good first
It's time for business leaders to put good first

Employees demand that businesses live a full life -- results, yes, but also fair and respectful treatment, and involvement within the community and on important national issues.

Do these 4 things to improve employee retention during the pandemic
Do these 4 things to improve employee retention during the pandemic

Employee retention is different during this pandemic, and leaders need to act differentl, too. Read on and watch the video for more advice on keeping your talent.

Why employees say Radio Flyer is a great workplace
Why employees say Radio Flyer is a great workplace

Radio Flyer is a highly regarded manufacturer -- just ask its employees. Learn more about how Radio Flyer built and sustains a strong culture.

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.

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