The Culture Engine

Leading Blog

Culture is the engine of any organization. The Culture Engine provides tools in each chapter for making this happen in your organization. Organizational culture is not an amorphous thing – it is exemplified by the leadership. The Culture Engine helps leaders define the playing field. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *. It is the force behind everything that happens.

Does Your Culture Engine Need a Tune-Up?

Next Level Blog

In his new book, The Culture Engine, veteran leadership consultant Chris Edmonds makes the very valid point that many leaders focus far more on what their organizations do than how they actually do it. General Leadership Next Level Podcast audio Chris Edmonds podcast The Culture Engin

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Fueling Business Process Management with the Automation Engine that Can!

Strategy Driven

Rapid-action, agile automation engines have emerged as the only resource for businesses to become fully functional, integrated, robotic enterprises that can adapt with the dynamic economy, consumer demand, internal logistics, business goals, and social landscape.

Reverse-engineering leadership

Managing Leadership

This is all pretty heady leadership material, isn’t it? All the things the Modern Leadership Movement’s (MLM) experts say are what make a leader. For example, when he was listening so attentively to you, do you think he was truly focused on the import of your message, or was he silently reminding himself that this was the perfect opportunity for putting that leadership attribute on display? Put the leadership books down. Individual Leadership

Maintaining the engine of effective leadership


A few years later, the engines start to give up. Reconsider who needs regular touch points to keep your leadership in top shape. Your work relationships are the engine of your leadership effectiveness; don’t wait until they start to fall apart to tune them up. . My husband is rough on the trucks he drives for his business. Within months of having a new one, it is banged up from driving on the rough, hilly paths of his tree nursery.

DISC Frequently Asked Questions | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

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Being Too Nice Can Hurt You | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

Positive Leadership Toward Reinventing Organizations

Lead Change Blog

Positive Leadership , based on positive psychology, makes a tremendous difference in any workplace no matter how hierarchical its structure may be, or how plain the tasks at hand. That’s where positive leadership comes in. You can always apply positive leadership.

Leadership & Motivation

Lead Change Blog

One key aspect of leadership that people often skip over is motivation. For example, before Elon Musk made Space X, he knew barely anything about rocket propulsion and the physics and engineering that goes into the entire process of sending something into space without it exploding.

13 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Sully

Joseph Lalonde

Through the telling of his story, we can find copious amounts of leadership lessons. Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Sully. Leadership decisions may haunt you. Leadership isn’t easy. Engineers aren’t pilots. Be a leader, not an engineer.

July 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Art Petty of About Money Management and Leadership provided Reinventing the Organization and Leadership for a Digital Era. Wally Bock of Three Star Leadership submitted 4 Vital Truths of Team Culture.

Leadership & Influence

N2Growth Blog

Generally speaking there are two types of spheres of influence…those that just evolve over time by default, and those that are strategically engineered. Bottom line…engineer a relationship development plan built upon service, trust, giving and adding value – then work the plan.

Six Things Great Leadership Teams Do

Great Leadership By Dan

Chris Edmonds : When I consult with executives on crafting a high performance, values-aligned culture, one of the first things I do is to examine the effectiveness of their leadership team. Whatever that team is called - an executive team, a leadership team, a management team, etc.

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3 Actions to Help You Lead Your Team Despite the Fear

General Leadership and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! The post 3 Actions to Help You Lead Your Team Despite the Fear appeared first on General Leadership.

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Organizational Transformation Requires Leadership at all Levels

Great Leadership By Dan

Another key characteristic for a successful organizational transformation is an active, end-to-end, and comprehensive leadership. Leadership on both fronts, the technical and human, is essential for the entire duration of the organizational transformation. Guest post from Satish P.

Leadership & Perception

N2Growth Blog

The Engineer : The glass is twice as big as it needs to be. Communications Leadership Leadership and Perception Mike Myatt N2growth Perception Percepton MattersBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Does perception matter?

18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Hidden Figures

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Hidden Figures is Disney’s latest release telling the story of a team of African-American women who helped NASA send astronaut John Glenn into outer space and return safely. So, let’s dig into the leadership lessons from Hidden Figures. .

How To Disrupt the Tech World

Mills Scofield

Freshman Engineers designing radial keyboard for the communication impaired (e.g., Three freshman women engineers won the software award for an easy, attractive and quick radial keyboard! STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; STEAM = STEM + [Art + Design].

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The Importance Of Stretching Your Leadership With Jon Stolpe

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 30 Leadership requires a constant stretching of our current skill set. Answers From Leadership podcast guest Jon Stolpe knows this all too well. Listen To The Answers From Leadership Podcast. I’m an engineer.

Are you a Scientist or an Engineer? Things to think about.

Create Learning

as a engineer? The engineer sees themselves as a tiny spot of ignorance surrounded by a vast see of knowledge. Corporate Team Building Innovation Leadership Organization Development coaching create-learning team building and leadership quotes Team Building

Top Leadership Experts to Follow in 2015

Modern Servant Leader

Are you looking for the top leadership experts to follow in 2015? Maybe you need a leadership development expert or public speaker. Whether you need a leadership and management expert for yourself or your team, you’ll find someone great below. Leadership Expert.

The Essence of Life and Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Only 20-50% of re-engineering efforts succeed [1] Only 28% of information technology projects are successful [2] Only 33% of corporate mergers are successful [3] 50% of firms that downsize experience a decrease (not increase) in productivity. [4] Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leading Change Practical Steps to Influence Team Building Leadership change management leadership Management Middle management

VW’s Problem Is Bad Management, Not Rogue Engineers

Harvard Business Review

“This was a couple of rogue software engineers who put this in for whatever reason.” Put aside for the moment what this testimony implies about the auto giant’s purported culture of engineering excellence. Always look to the leadership.

Servant Leadership at the Speed of Trust

Lead Change Blog

There is plenty of leadership advice available in bookstores, online and in person. As Art Barter grew Datron World Communications from a $10 million company to a $200 million company in six years, he became convinced that a core leadership principle had to be serving and trusting others.

Leadership Development Carnival: June 2014 Edition


Welcome to the June 02nd 2014 Carnival of Leadership Development. I am thankful to carnival leader Dan McCarthy for allowing me to host this event - a wonderful collection of very practical insights on Leadership Development. Namaste!

The 6 Key Indicators of Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Effective leadership is not a single act or facet. Without leadership, the organisation or entity ceases to move. It is much like an engine driving a vehicle [.]. Leadership Lessons Learned Leadership vs. Management Leading & Developing Other Leaders Practical Steps to Influence Servant Leadership business leadership ManagementRather, it is multitudinous. It’s like a well-oiled, fine-tuned performance machine.

100% Of Companies Have This Problem

N2Growth Blog

Process by default will never provide the benefits of good process engineering by design. It is in fact working down through the aforementioned hierarchy that allows process to be engineered by design to support mission critical initiatives.

October 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. Read over these outstanding leadership posts this month and I think you’ll agree each one is a home run! Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership submitted 10 Ways to Keep Cool and Composed.

The Internet-Connected Engine Will Change Trucking

Harvard Business Review

You’re driving down the road and the “check engine” light appears on your dashboard. But if you decide to keep driving, you risk something far worse happening to your engine – and your livelihood. DTNA’s engines continuously record performance data and send it to their Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center (CSC). To the senior leadership team, this wasn’t just about telematics or new revenue. It’s happened to all of us.


The Key Leadership Skill?

Great Leadership By Dan

Seconds before the crash all four of the plane’s engines stopped working. ·. The leadership lesson. Leadership may well be about vision and inspiration and charisma and motivation but at its heart leadership is about communication, and at least half of communication is about listening.

5 Leadership Lessons: How Google Works

Leading Blog

One of our early engineers, Matt Cutts, recall how he would often see Urs Hölzle, the engineering executive who led the creation of Google’s data center infrastructure, pick up small bits of trash in the hallway as he walked through the office. Leadership requires passion. How Google Works by Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg is how Google created its innovative and productive culture.

Leadership Matters

N2Growth Blog

In the text that follows you’ll hear Sam’s views on leadership, the state of the market, and you’ll be introduced to his retirement ambitions and the future challenges for the boardroom, following his return to Perth, Australia. Case Studies Leadership Management

7 Leadership Questions That Will Move Your Needle in 2016

The Empowered Buisness

7 Leadership Questions That Will Move The Needle in 2016. How do you know if your leadership ladder is against the right or wrong wall? Are your leadership and organizational goals primarily focused on moving up the ladder or do they also serve a greater good?


11 Reasons Fear Screws Up Your Leadership and What To Do About It

Lead Change Blog

It’s a question that has perplexed me for many years: With the wealth of leadership wisdom available, why do we continue to struggle to lead well? 11 Ways Fear Cripples Your Leadership. Here are 11 ways fear can cripple your leadership.

How To Spin A Huge Mistake Into Leadership Gold

Terry Starbucker

That customer’s trouble call got escalated, correctly, to one of our engineers in the NOC. The engineer did the requisite troubleshooting, and determined that they needed to reverse some of the network programming that was done the night before to fix it. Leadership

18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Post With Disney’s $4 billion acquisition of the Star Wars license in October of 2012, a lot of things have changed. As always, I’m here to bring you the leadership lessons found in the latest blockbuster movie. Their leadership led with fear and power.

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22 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I believe everyone was surprised when the first movie in the Guardians Of The Galaxy series released. 2 was also packed with leadership lessons. . Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. Be above the board in your leadership.

Leadership Communication

Coaching Tip

Getting the people side right in leadership communication can make all the difference. All successful leaders are clear that leadership communication is about inspiring others to achieve great things. The fundamentals of effective leadership communication are: Learn to be yourself, better Authenticity in a leader is crucial. Successful leaders know that relationships are the engines of success and keep their enterprise focused on those relationships.

Integrating Design Theory & the Scientific Process

Mills Scofield

This is Hanna''s story of how she''s working to create a common language to integrate design thinking with science and engineering. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~. If you can''t find what you''re looking for, just create it!

Leadership in Marriage: I Now Pronounce You Leader and Co-Leader

Ron Edmondson

In knowing that a marital relationship is not always going to feel like a tropical paradise, I now understand that taking an active leadership role in the relationship is critical to a healthy and successful marriage. MARRIAGE, LIKE LEADERSHIP, IS A DECISION.