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In my monthly SmartBlog posts, I’ve described The Ken Blanchard Cos.’ proved culture-change process, outlining steps leaders must take to proactively create a high-performing, values-aligned corporate culture.
Key activities discussed include setting clear expectations for performance and for values, then holding self, leaders and staff accountable for exceeding production and citizenship standards each day. A vital accountability tool is the custom values survey that enables employee feedback, twice each year, on the degree to which leaders demonstrate defined valued behaviors.[…] Continue Reading »
Miri Zena McDonald attended the 2012 International Association of Business Communicators World Conference in Chicago and is providing coverage for SmartBrief’s SmartBlog on Leadership. She tweets @mirimcdonald.
Pamela Shockley-Zalabak almost didn’t make it to IABC. She evacuated from her home as part of the Colorado wildfires.
Shockley-Zalabak, chancellor of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and author of eight books, said that she decided to attend despite the grave situation at home because she can’t do anything to change it.[…] Continue Reading »