Your Culture Is NOT a Democracy
One of the crucial lessons every leader must grasp is that successful leaders mold, shape, and create their company culture rather than let it just happen. They proactively decide the vision, values, and principles that the company will live by and then jealously protect and direct that culture on a daily basis. Are you letting your company culture guide you, or are you guiding your company culture?
When Ralph’s company was near bankruptcy, the consultant he called in quickly found that the company lacked direction and had totally abandoned the culture, values, and principles that had made it successful in earlier years. Ralph’s first and most important function was to resurrect the old thinking that had guided ...