Does the day-to-day culture of your business match the statement about your company’s culture printed and framed in the lobby? If it does, then move on to the next item on today’s task list. If it does not, then you already know you have some work to do. But, if you are not sure if your day-to-day culture matches your intended culture, then read on. You have work to do.
It was mid-December when hard charging business executive approached me with a concern. He was reviewing his results from the past year and was making plans for the upcoming year. Since I had coached him over the past several years, I was familiar with his goal oriented wiring and high activity level. He has been extremely successful in his sales management role, but there was something different about the way he shared this concern that troubled me. There was something different in the way he talked and moved.