Creating a Winning Environment – Part One

The environment has taken center stage recently in the media. Perhaps “environment” should be the word at the center of leadership conversations as well. Consciously or unconsciously, leaders cultivate the environment in their workplaces. Some are lush climates where leaders flourish and thrive, while others are toxic environments where leaders either leave or wither from the pollution. This article poses five questions about the environment … [ Read more ]

Creating a Winning Environment – Part Two

The environment has taken center stage recently in the media. Perhaps “environment” should be the word at the center of leadership conversations as well. Consciously or unconsciously, leaders cultivate the environment in their workplaces. Some are lush climates where leaders flourish and thrive, while others are toxic environments where leaders either leave or wither from the pollution. This article poses five questions about the environment … [ Read more ]

John Maxwell

Within an organization, a few qualities must be homogenous—held in common by all. These are values, vision, and commitment to the team. However, in most areas, hiring for diversity is the wisest course of action. The strongest environments are inhabited by leaders with varied expertise, experiences, backgrounds, and temperaments.