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The Edelman Trust Barometer is a highly-regarded, reliable survey that assesses the degree of trust and credibility in global organizations and government entities. The 2013 executive summary is now available.
This year’s survey, Edelman Berman‘s 13th annual barometer, shows that trust is taking a beating in our organizations.
Some “highlights” (they’re really lowlights) include only 18% of 26,000 respondents around the globe believe that business leaders tell the truth, regardless of how complex or unpopular it is.[…] Continue Reading »
The face of managers in U.S. companies is changing rapidly, according to a study by Ernst & Young.
Members of the Gen Y “millennial” generation (defined by the study as ages 18 to 32) are getting promoted into management roles more quickly than any other generation today. The survey noted that of new managers (those who took on a formal leadership role in the last five years), 87% were Gen Y’s with only 38% being Gen X’s and 19% of the baby boomer generation.[…] Continue Reading »
How well does your team or organization operate today? Are performance targets met or exceeded regularly? And, at the same time, do leaders and staff treat each other and customers with honor and respect during every interaction?
Recently, a client asked me to help them with their corporate culture. This manufacturing facility is very successful (i.e., they’re making very good profits) from a dedicated core of long-time customers.[…] Continue Reading »
The way you treat others tells us more about your values than anything you proclaim. Your every plan, decision, and action — at home, at work, and in your community — create your leadership legacy.
Allow me a tangential path for a moment. I attended a book marketing workshop a few weeks ago. Surrounded by successful thought leaders, authors and aspiring authors, the weekend was packed with relevant, actionable marketing ideas.[…] Continue Reading »