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Strategy Eats Culture for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

“Strength lies in differences, not similarities.” – Stephen Covey You are probably aware of the quote from Peter Drucker “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”. The intent behind this quote is that a very good culture and a decent strategy will out-perform and amazing strategy if the culture isn’t right. After well over 25 years in […]

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What Do They Mean When They Say “HR Needs to Be More Strategic”?

“Today’s tactical victory does not guarantee tomorrow’s strategic success.” – Peter Pace One of the common complaints of HR in smaller businesses is that they are not strategic enough. But, when the HR leader responds to this question with their own question about what this means, there is often silence. And here’s the rub. Smaller,

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Takeaway

“The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination.” – Elbert Hubard In a recent survey I conducted with over 100 HR leaders from small businesses, the second most common reason cited for not spending enough time on

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