Respect is built over time through consistent behavior. Historical interactions act as the foundation. Consistency creates strong and solid relationships while deviations creates cracks in the foundation. As a leader, to build respect, transparency in goals and motives in addition to consistency in behavior sets the tone for the culture and respect in the workplace.

As you listen to this episode you will walk away with key take a-ways and may want more. Click to visit the “Creating a Culture of Opportunity topic page to easily access the additional episodes in the series.

Other topics discussed in the series:

  • 1: What is your definition of culture?
  • 2: Did you intentionally set out to build a culture of opportunity for others – or did that come with time?
  • 3: What were the key characteristics that were important to you as you developed the culture of this organization?
  • 4: Are those characteristics still the same?
  • 5: How did you align your people to the culture you desired?
  • 7: Share with us how important it is for your people to be entrepreneurial in mindset and behavior?
  • 8: As you looked to the your “what’s next” how have you ensured the initial core values of the organization have sustained over time? Did you encounter challenges or resistance?
  • 9: Is there anything you would have done – or would do differently?

Strategic Planning

Vision, mission and core values are at the heart of the strategic planning process.  Click the following link for more drill down resources on Strategic Planning.

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