Role of Leaders
A strong culture is purposefully created.
Bring Strategy to Life
Culture (aka “how things work around here”) plays a critical role in bringing strategy to life. When leaders create the needed culture, aligned organizations naturally achieve performance improvements in manufacturing, R&D, sales, and every other organizational discipline. When you intentionally manage culture, the culture evolves to achieve improved results, better retain employees, and deliver greater customer satisfaction.
To lead culture intentionally, keep three things in mind:
- Clearly define success
- Align the team
- Shift mindsets
“Everyone is involved in culture, including me.”
– Susan T. Carroll, Innova Health System
How We Help Clients
Reset Your Culture Foundation
Improved performance is found at the crossroads of intentionality and rigor. Our approach delivers measured, meaningful, and memorable methods that create alignment, accountability, purpose, and engagement. We bring hard data to bear on what most would typically consider to be the softer side of organizational development.
Create and sustain change by developing in-house culture management expertise. We provide elegant models, methods, and tools—including a growing digital tool suite—to equip your leaders with the ability to manage culture effectively and accelerate results. Leaders as Culture Champions better engage employees, increase buy in, set and manage expectations, and shift mindsets from “can’t do” to “What else can I do?”
Base Decisions on Data
Measure and then move your culture to higher ground. Our tools benchmark, measure, and track cultures in motion. When you take the guesswork out of culture management, you begin to pinpoint exact areas of strength and areas that need improvement.
Resources for Leaders
Get a taste for our popular Accountability Builder workshop. This webinar, hosted by Senior Partner Mattson Newell, is based on Partners In Leadership’s New York Times bestselling book, The Oz Principle.
Bury the Hatchet
When Redstone Credit Union’s senior leaders captured their disagreements with each other on paper hatchets, they began a bold shift in culture. When they dug a hole to “bury the hatchets,” they demonstrated company-wide a new way of working together.
Get a taste for our popular Leadership Builder workshop. This webinar, hosted by Senior Partner Jared Jones, is based on Partners In Leadership’s New York Times bestselling book, How Did That Happen? Holding People Accountable for Results the Positive, Principled Way.
Leadership influence comes from taking full ownership for current circumstances—which inspires a sense of optimism within the teams they lead. When leaders get accountability right, everyone who works with them wins.
Complex projects require more than strategy, resources, and people. The difference for PETRONAS came from a commitment to culture-moving levers—alignment, inclusion, feedback, and recognition. At first thought extraneous; they soon realized they were mission critical.