This week’s episode is all about putting your decisions, new policies, practices, and systems through a simple test to ensure what you are about to do will help your culture and not unintentionally hurt it! Tim explains this test and shares why it is so important. Applying this simple test to you big decisions is what the best organizations do. Featured Episodes
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A good boss is the one who allows people to bring their dreams to work. A great boss is the one who actively encourages them to do so. Let me explain. Imagine you have a great idea. One you are certain will have a big impact on your organization and team. You’ve spent time envisioning how to accomplish it and how things will look once you do. Though you don’t have all the details ironed out yet, you are really excited about the prospects. Now imagine you share this idea with your boss. You feel certain she will [...]
This week’s episode is all about the fourth and final C to creating a healthy company culture: Charity. Tim discusses what charity is and how leaders can show charity in ways that are simple yet effective. He also discusses how charity and accountability work together and how leaders can take any action they need to take to move the company forward, but do it in a way that increases charity. Great leaders can’t miss this podcast! Also, be sure to checkout beanawesomeboss.com to receive the free tools Tim has discussed in the last four episodes of the podcast. [...]
As a leader, which do you choose: accountability or kindness? Which of the two is more important and which will best get you the results you desire? Unfortunately, too many leaders face this decision on a regular basis. They tell themselves they must choose one or the other. The reality is a leader can do both. In fact, a leader should do both. Holding people accountable does not mean being unkind just as being kind does not mean you don’t hold people accountable. The two are completely unrelated. A leader can take any action with kindness or without [...]
This week’s episode is all about adding celebration to your culture to help you create an amazing experience for your team. Celebration is about recognition, and measurement, and fun. Tim shares some really impactful celebration systems in this episode that can change and enhance how you recognize staff and make them always feel like an important part of your team. Listening to this podcast will help you improve your organization! Featured Episodes
Picture this. Two high-ranking executives disagree on an important decision within their organization. Both seem to have good reasons for their point of view and both seem very entrenched in what they believe is the right decision. Both appeal to the leader to join their side of the debate to put the issue to rest. What is a leader to do? This is a common scenario played out in most organizations across the globe. Often a leader will make a decision and move on causing one executive to feel like they’ve won and the other like they’ve lost. [...]
Establishing consistency is crucial to building a healthy organizational culture. In this podcast, Tim shares details about two surefire systems any leader can utilize to help them create consistency throughout their organization and improve their culture. When consistency exists in the workplace, feelings of stability, trust, and security permeate the organization which leads to higher levels of productive and engagement and strong results. Tim also reveals how you can get free systems and tools on a new website, beanawesomeboss.com. This is an episode you really don’t want to miss! [...]
A Mission Statement is an essential building block to developing a strong organizational culture. When a mission statement is well written, it can inspire a team and give them purpose. Unfortunately, too many mission statements are poorly written and thus do little to help align and motivate an organization. It doesn’t have to be this way! Below are 3 essential elements to creating a well-crafted mission statement that will have a tremendous impact on your organization. #1 Answers the Critical Question First, the mission statement should clearly answer the critical question: why do people go to work each [...]
Creating clarity is the first step to establishing a healthy organizational culture. Clarity sets the foundation for a strong company culture to grow. But how do you do it? In this episode Tim shares three simple and highly effective ways leaders can create clarity that permeates the entire organization. Implementing these three simple systems can be done within any enterprise and will have huge implications on your results as a leader. This is a can’t miss episode! Featured Episodes
Today I’d like to invite you to join me in a cause. The cause is to obliterate job misery from the workplace. Job misery is the dissatisfaction people feel at work. It’s the leading cause of the Monday morning blues. Too often people go to work feeling uninspired, unfulfilled, and indifferent. It doesn’t have to be this way. Job misery is an epidemic that plagues our world. Not only does it negatively impact productivity, engagement, and results at work, but it also bleeds into other parts of life. When people are unhappy at work, they are more likely [...]