Can You Create Sustainability?

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What is sustainability? This hot topic continues to capture attention in the world of business as it is about building longevity in a world full of change. According to Dow Jones Sustainability Index., “corporate sustainability is a business approach that creates long-term shareholder value by embracing opportunities and managing risks deriving from economic, environmental and social developments”.

However the Financial Times believes the definition of business sustainability is managing the triple bottom line – a process by which companies manage their ...

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Liquid Leadership Removes Employee Barrier

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You can actually engineer your workplace environment to be more productive and to be more focused. The natural flow of that environment and the flexibility of its leader determine how engaged the people are when working there and affects the overall sustainability of the business.

The flow of the focus in the workplace environment and how the leadership and the employees act every day creates engaged productivity or disengagement and reduced performance. It’s easy to observe that some days your productive ...

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Leadership Accountability Needs Transformation

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While most leaders are measured on the basis of business results, organizations must begin holding leaders accountable for building a strong and enduring culture, listening to feedback, and engaging and retaining their teams, according to a new study just released Global Human Capital Trends 2015 by Deloitte University Press.

They went on to state, “Our research indicates that the transformation of the aging performance management process is long overdue.” It has been known for quite some time that what worked in ...

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Leaders’ Actions Fuel Results

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The old adage “actions speak louder than words” is as relevant today as when first spoken. For leaders, their actions and behaviors reveal their true core values and beliefs. Their actions speak volumes no matter what their words say.

When you strip away characteristics, traits and attributes, you find true leadership behaviors and actions which directly impact workforce engagement, productivity and profitability.

Leaders need to be conscious role models for being engaged, empowered and motivated. If they are not emotionally and intellectually ...

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Integrity – Tops the Workforce Wish List

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“Say what you mean and mean what you say,” says Frank Luntz, communications researcher and author of several books including What Americans Really Want…Really.

Today’s workforce craves truthful comprehensive communications and aligned action from leadership in all aspects. They want to know the what, why, how and when – and they care about the long-term implications of decisions made by their leaders.

Luntz’s research states that the most desirable company attribute for the workforce is ethical business practices. In other words, they ...

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