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Culture Defined: Who you Hire Matters

Posted by Jane McLeod on Aug 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Organizational Culture. Culture is something every organization strives to have that is known and realized by all who enter the building. A great culture is felt by every employee, leader, and customer as tangible, and palpable.

What is Culture? I know in the many organizations I have worked with; those that have a great culture speak of it often, and highly. Those who do not have a culture of greatness really do not know that the word exists. Leaders of a toxic, or poor, culture simply know “something is wrong; we need help," they just do not know why.

It’s Culture. Culture defines your work environment. Culture defines your mission, vision, and strategy. Culture aligns and strengthens your people. Even if you are an engaged and energizing leader, you may un-knowingly join an organization with a poor culture (or, you may knowingly do so). A culture that has been toxic for many years is difficult to turn around. It can be done, one process, person, and policy at a time!

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Topics: culture, hiring right

Hiring? Consider "Culture Add" vs "Culture Fit"

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Jun 27, 2017 8:01:00 AM

"If you always hire people who are smaller than you are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. If, on the other hand, you always hire people who are bigger than you are, we shall become a company of giants." – David Ogilvy

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Topics: leadership, healthcare, culture, hiring, culture change, hiring right

Climb On Board!

Posted by Jane McLeod on Apr 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

"A leader is a dealer in hope." -Napoleon

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Topics: leadership, Servant Leadership, New Leaders, hiring right, onboarding

Who to Hire? Let the Employees Decide.

Posted by Sue Tetzlaff on Feb 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Employees selecting employees is empowering and inspires ownership. Employees who are trained to interview and hire their co-workers are invested in them, model excellent behavior for them, train them, and most importantly - want them to be successful.

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Topics: leadership, healthcare, new leader, hiring, human resources, interview techniques, hiring right, selection

Dream Teams and Hiring Right

Posted by Karen Stockton on Nov 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

How about the Chicago Cub’s baseball team?! They have turned their luck around from being one of the worst teams in Major League Baseball, to having the best record in baseball this year with 103 wins? What’s their secret?

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Topics: hiring right

Inspiring Positive Change

Mediocrity can be replaced by greatness!

We write, teach, and coach to inspire positive, proactive, results-oriented leadership. While we have a passion for (and lots of experience with!) healthcare organizations, most topics we write about can be helpful to any individual, team, or organization that is striving for greatness. Cheers! Jane & Sue

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