Leading a Remote Workforce (Part 7): Leadership Credibility

There are three questions that followers ask of their leaders…constantly and now more than ever. Does this person know what they are doing? COMPETENCE Does this person care about me as a person? CARE Can I trust this person? CONFIDENCE Employees may give you a pass on the first question. Not without pain but they…

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The Cause

Who wants people who just show up because of a paycheck? Even if they are only walking to the spare bedroom due to Stay at Home orders, that’s not a flourishing team or engaged workforce. The thing that ignites the heart is a sense of meaning, a higher purpose, a “Noble Cause.” Research into employee…

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Reinforcing Culture (Part III)

Culture doesn’t grow on its own. It has to be nurtured. Strengthened. Reinforced. Constantly. How do we do that? Anthropologists, those who study humanity and culture, tell us that all cultures use 4 devices to define and institutionalize their culture. Totems. Totems are the symbols that remind a people of where they came from, what…

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