What's In You Is More Important Than What's On You

by John Loblack, Ed. D

How you look is less important than how you think, speak, and write. Unfortunately, we invest more in our appearance than we do in our confidence and competence. That's what this article teaches.

What is Organizational Culture - A Five Part Model

by Daniel Edds

Organizational culture is the next frontier in organizational performance. Get the culture right, and everything else will fall into place. As a statement to the power of culture, the late Peter Drucker famously said, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Yet while spending millions on strategy, companies spend relatively little on culture. The challenge is to make culture tangible. By understanding the elements of organizational culture, we can design cultures of high impact and performance.


by Janice Fortman

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