Join the Culture Club

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

Wheat & Weeds

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

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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

HR Clarity

Shelley SmithBlog, Predictive Index

HR-clarity

A Little Less Las Vegas The hard working employees of Human Resources are responsible for managing the most important and unpredictable asset of any business: the people. Nowhere is this

Cultivate Corporate Culture

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

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Vision vs. Reality We’ve all heard the buzzwords surrounding today’s business and corporate company culture: empowerment, engagement, diversity/inclusion, retention (opposite of turnover), and succession planning (talent replacement, potential development, exit

Executive Coaching for Success

Shelley SmithBlog, Executive Coaching

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What makes a successful leader? Synonyms include “guide,” “direct,” and “shepherd.” The common theme of these words is the light touch; nowhere does it say “control.” Yet that’s what so