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Regardless of the size of a company, what really matters is obvious: the Bottom Line. Having said that, people are what support a company, drive its progress, and achieve its

Shelley SmithBlog, Leadership Development, Workplace Culture

Succession Planning: the Last Will & Testament of a business. Due to the complexities involved in managing such details, succession plans vary greatly from company to company, and are best

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

Culture Matters. If you’ve learned nothing else from me, please remember those two words. From the top down and the ground up, culture touches every single aspect of a company.

Shelley SmithBlog, Leadership Development, Workplace Culture

Symbiosis: A relationship in which each is dependent upon the other. Leadership cannot exist without delegation, and vice versa. A leader who refuses to delegate is not leading—he or she

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

Network, connect, meetup, hangout, show up. The urge to remain in touch is innate as humans, but the pressure has grown exponentially over the past decade. As technology connects us

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

You may or may not be familiar with me—my name is Shelley Smith and I am a Culture Curator.  When companies realize they have a systemic issue that needs a

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I know what you’re thinking, but this is an article about productivity in the workplace. The title is inspired by a parable from the Bible, Matthew 13: 24-30: “While everyone

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Did you miss the Disrupt HR conference in Virginia Beach? Please find below the presentation on the Anatomy of Workplace Culture. This presentation gives you a few snippets on how

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It’s no secret that our environment directly affects our mood, so it stands to reason that our economy directly affects our perspective. As the economy shifts, so do our moods

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7 Deadly Sins of Accountability

Highway to Hell or Stairway to Heaven? You Choose. Accountability, delegation, and culture share a common origin: they all come straight from the top. In any organization it is the