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Fundamental of the Week #6: Create A Safe Environment

Safety requires accountability, awareness and diligence. Never take short cuts that compromise yours or others’ safety. Performance thrives in a safe environment. There are two aspects to this fundamental: physical safety and the safety that comes with trust, like the permission to speak up without punitive consequences. When someone feels […]

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Fundamental of the Week #3: Speak Straight, Respectfully

Speak honestly and clearly in a way that moves the action forward. Say what you mean. Ask questions for clarity, share ideas and be willing to raise issues, even if they may create conflict, when it is needed for success or maintaining collaboration. Address issues directly with those who are […]

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Fundamental of the Week #1: Act with Integrity

Demonstrate doing the right thing in all your actions and all your decisions, especially when no one is looking. Always tell the truth. Acknowledge and own your mistakes, clean them up and make appropriate corrections. Integrity is the foundation of everything and what makes things work. From a business perspective, […]

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