Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

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If your organization confuses loyalty and tenure there is trouble on the horizon…If your business rates tenure higher than performance as a measure for employee evaluation, it is time for you to consider updating your talent management practices and procedures.

Beware of the Leader Who Demands Loyalty

Management Excellence

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Building Customer Loyalty :: Women on Business

Women on Business

How do I build customer loyalty? I earn loyalty by giving it. Loyalty has to be intentional and designed. Delighting customers doesn’t build loyalty.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Cold Pursuit

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Liam Neeson returns to the big screen as Nels Coxman in the movie Cold Pursuit. Cold Pursuit is based on the Norwegian film In Order Of Disappearance.

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Develop Loyalty: Connect with Your Customers

Michael Lee Stallard

How to Encourage Employee Loyalty & Retain Good Workers

Chart Your Course

It’s no wonder, then, that employers are looking for ways to encourage loyalty and retain good employees. Loyalty Both Ways. Does the company deserve the loyalty of its employees? Do managers demonstrate good business ethics?

Loyalty to a Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous

Harvard Business Review


Why Your Customer Loyalty Program Isn’t Working

Harvard Business Review

This latest frequent flyer reboot is an example of how the meaning, measure, and management of “customer loyalty” are changing. ” and instead asking themselves, “What kind of loyalty do we want our customers to have , and do we want to have for our customers?”

Loyalty to a Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous

Harvard Business Review

The other night I watched Raymond Reddington, fictional star of the TV series The Blacklist , pull off another impossible plotline without breaking a sweat, explaining calmly to one of his minions that the key to winning is to “value loyalty above all else.” I would contend that loyalty is linked with success in many people’s minds because the archetypal successful leader always demands utmost loyalty and in turn this demand is linked with a special competence.

Addiction Marketing

N2Growth Blog

In fact, I believe the evidence is clear that a business can create a strong strategic advantage in sustainability if they find no ethical flaw in what I’ve coined as “Addiction Marketing&#. Do you feel “Addiction Marketing&# is ethical?

What You Can Do to Improve Ethics at Your Company

Harvard Business Review

It’s hard for good, ethical people to imagine how these meltdowns could possibly happen. many of us face an endless stream of ethical dilemmas at work. We were surprised that 30 leaders in the study recalled a total of 87 “major” ethical dilemmas from their career histories. Another surprise was how few of the incidents were caused by bribery, corruption, or anti-competition issues (only 16% of all ethical dilemmas mentioned). Ethics. Ethics.

If You’re Loyal to a Group, Does It Compromise Your Ethics?

Harvard Business Review

Stories in the media about everything from corporate scandals to political machinations to gangland killings often cite loyalty as a primary driver of corruption. Most of us feel loyalty, whether to our clan, our comrades, an organization, or a cause. Pledge of Loyalty to Our Group.

Ethics Allegations Will Hurt White House Staffers Even If They Turn Out to Be False

Harvard Business Review

In recent weeks, we have seen almost daily reports surface of potential ethical conflicts in the White House, whether it’s possible conflicts of interest between the Trump family’s business ties and government priorities or allegations of collusion between campaign allies and Russian intelligence. Unfortunately, the researchers who study this topic have a rather large “sample size”: Ethical stress is an alarmingly common scourge in organizations.

Become a leader of character


Leaders who have character are ethical, moral, giving, and memorable. Assuming that these are moral and ethical, they will drive your decisions and interactions with others in the very best way.

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The Ethical Dilemma FIFA's Sponsors Still Face

Harvard Business Review

As I was re-reading the April 2011 "Failure" issue of HBR on the train back to London yesterday, the article by Max Bazerman and Ann Tenbrunsel on " Ethical Breakdowns " struck me as particularly relevant for FIFA's sponsors — Coca-Cola, Adidas, Emirates, Sony, Hyundai/Kia and Visa among others — in the light of the bribery scandal that has engulfed that organization. Bazerman and Tenbrunsel outline five reasons why ethical people allow unethical behavior to thrive.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Coaching Tip

The goodwill and more passionate relationship generated within the community translates into a far higher demand for our products and services, into more love and loyalty for our brand, and so into major contributions to the bottom line. Business should not be a selfish game.

Leadership and Films that Make Change

Women on Business

This film will take you deep inside yourself to ponder the universal questions of what really matters, what roles do tradition and loyalty play in life, and what are the cultural patterns that still have to be faced and changed for the better. Ethics Leadership Cultural Patterns Deepa Mehta Films Gutsy Women Jennifer Aniston Kate Gosselin Movie Roles Non-traditional roles relationships Snookie Water Women of Change Women of Power

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How to Become Truly Social

Coaching Tip

By trusting his customers to create their own change from a pile of coins near the cash register, Ralph, a New York City donut maker, engendered greater customer loyalty and boosted his productivity. Books Business Coaching Ethics Web/Tech Weblogs Dov Seidman How social networksBy Guest Author Dov Seidman. The companies that thrive and win as social enterprises will be those that do the most with their social connections.

Is the “Silent Killer” Sabotaging Your Performance?

Michael Lee Stallard

Lonely people who work on the front lines directly with customers are not good for customer satisfaction and loyalty. Costco has a reputation for doing the right thing and its employees rightly feel proud, knowing that they are part of an ethical organization.

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Why Should Anyone Be Led By You?

N2Growth Blog

Rather it’s the ability to both earn and keep the loyalty and trust of those whom they lead that sets them apart. If you build into those you lead, if you make them better, if you add value to their lives then you will have earned their trust and loyalty.

Leadership in Action: Two Reference Guides for Leaders

Coaching Tip

In Triple Crown Leadership , the authors show that triple crown organizations, that are excellent, ethical and enduring, require a new brand of leadership. . Some cut ethical corners.

Featured Leading Voice: Chip Bell

Lead Change Blog

” As for advice he would give, he believes schools should teach ethics. ” he responded, “Work as a keynote speaker, write business books, and work as a customer loyalty consultant–exactly what I am doing”!

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9 Key Principles for Business & Life from Sam Zell

Leading Blog

Ethics are a cornerstone. Prize Loyalty. I believe loyalty defines your character. As you can imagine, for someone in my position, loyalty and trust are priceless commodities.

Creating Your Image As A Leader With Colleen Hammond – The Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 15

Joseph Lalonde

I think a leadership success is when you can look and see that everyone was happy, you inspired people to something that is ethically and morally a good thing, you helped other people, and everyone was helped in the process and everyone gained something from it.

Race Against Bias: Are we aware of our own unconscious bias?

HR Digest

For example, when a group to which you own loyalty to seems to be making an ethical decision, you try to balance your loyalty to the group by acting against your own ethical integrity. Unconscious bias is hard-wired into our brains.

Nice Companies Finish First

Leading Blog

Loyalty (360 Loyalty–loyal to what works for the whole company and for all good employees.), When you have the power usually associated with leadership. it''s easy to begin thinking that you can do anything you want. You can treat people any way you want.

The Power of Noticing

Leading Blog

Loyalty creates “blinders to full awareness and action.” It is easy to miss or more likely to accept changes in ethical behavior until it’s too late because of this slippery slope effect. Harvard professor Max Bazerman believes in the power of noticing. Sometimes we get so focused on what is right in front of us that we miss the critical information that would help us to make better decisions.

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The Big Picture of Business – Each Role Matters. The Value of Support Staff

Strategy Driven

Therefore, our loyalty to the company rises, and we are more productive. Those vital employees in the business world might include the IT guy, the receptionist, the mailroom manager, the ethics adviser and the secretary to the Board of Directors.

How To Discover Your Truth North

Eric Jacobson

Ethical Boundaries : The limits placed on your actions, based on your standards of ethical behavior. Like loyalty, respect provides a basis for empowerment, but leaders must earn it," says George.

Flashback To Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobson

My favorite chapters are: Know Your People Tell Stories Create a Culture of Advocacy Build Loyalty and Engagement from the Middle Bring People Together Ask “What If?” Question : Can work ethic be taught? In that regard, he taught me a “work ethic.”

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Without Clear Values, You Are Probably Losing Business

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

There is a direct relationship between clear values and success in terms of employee retention, customer loyalty, and long-term profitability. If integrity or ethics are important, it needs to be listed.

Effective Ways to Get the Best from Your Employees

Strategy Driven

However, not all of them will, and this might be because there is no general work ethic to work harder or longer. If you are concerned about your employee’s welfare and about the way they’re working you can encourage a great deal of respect and loyalty within your workforce.

Leadership and learning

Lead on Purpose

Kennedy Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence.

Shaking-up Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Reward talent, innovation, loyalty, attitude, creativity, work ethic, contribution, and leadership ability…not tenure. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Fact : You cannot win a chess game without moving your pieces to create strategic and tactical advantge.


Lead on Purpose

Show Loyalty: Give credit to others.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tomb Raider

Joseph Lalonde

From the possibility of the bank foreclosing on your business to firing an employee to doing the ethical thing (when others are pressuring you to make an unethical choice), you’re going to be hit and hurt. Ethics , morals, business direction, and more.

What Connects Coca-Cola, Lego, In-N-Out, Intuit, and Nike? Focus.

In the CEO Afterlife

Intuit is successful because they bring their ‘do less better’ cultural ethic to their customers. Because of that, they are rewarded with brand loyalty. Complexity has many definitions; excessive complication is the simplest.

Five championship strategies

Lead on Purpose

Where is your loyalty? If my final score is who I want to be — a man or woman of integrity, of honesty, of virtue, of hard work, of ethics — then I can sustain setbacks and difficulties that come.

Out of touch or out of their minds? Maybe both!

Strategy Driven

Value, service, and help are the REAL three things that customers require to give their business and maintain their loyalty. To prove the value of your product or service, and your ability to give value beyond the sale to the PROSPECT so you can earn the order, the reorder, and the loyalty.

Kicking Leadership Clichés

Great Leadership By Dan

In the era of big collaboration, the ethicization of business, and the complexity that comes with globalization 2.0, Future leaders recognize that to sow trust is to reap loyalty, to play a proverb into a new cliché.

The non-secret formula that makes a great salesperson

Strategy Driven

The lesson here is that attitude and work ethic are more important than sales skill. If they have a great attitude, and a solid work ethic, they will accept learning new skills as a way of life and a path to success. Why are salespeople great? What makes salespeople successful?

May 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

To summarize, “Citizenship – or loyalty to a group – is on the decline in today’s organization’s. Welcome to the May 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! This edition touches on so many nuances of leadership!

Lessons from the Costa Concordia: A Case For Company Values

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Costa Human Resources (competence, diligence, loyalty, morality, friendliness and enthusiasm). Ethics.