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Monthly ArchiveOctober 2019

This Bass Player’s Tips Could Transform Your Office Culture from Toxic Stress to Sweet Harmony

In his new book, Culture Is the Bass, musician and workplace culture expert Gerald J. Leonard shares seven steps for creating high performing teams that provide a huge competitive advantage.

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Every day companies fail to compete in the market and grow because of a poor project management culture. Based on his unique perspective as a professional musician, culture change expert and certified portfolio management professional, Gerald J. Leonard has identified seven key principles for achieving the balance, harmony and unified vision many companies lack. He also reveals 11 of the most common mistakes corporations make with their culture with his free online assessment tool.

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Buy-in Is A Team Sport

“People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.” John C. Maxwell. A key to creating buy-in is to understand human nature. The leader should start with themselves first and then learn the personality of their teammates and followers. 

According to Punit Renjen the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index states that “52 percent of the U.S. workforce characterized themselves as not engaged during the first half of 2012. An additional 18 percent were actively disengaged. Gallup estimates the cost of this divide at $300 billion annually” (Renjen, 2012).

The leader must take time out of their busy schedule and spend time listening and connecting with their people. They must learn to generate hope within their people by including them in the process and co-creating their organization’s strategy, goals, and objectives. People buy-in to what they create.

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