Guest Column | June 2, 2011

Six Ways To Inspire A Values-Rich Culture

Ann Rhoades People Ink

By Ann Rhoades

Just by looking at the behavior of leaders, you can tell what the values of a company really are. And all too often, those lived values bear almost no resemblance to the stated values - those lofty statements painted on the walls or sanctified in a mission statement. Many leaders want to believe that all they need to do is proclaim a set of values and culture will magically change — but that does nothing to retool the actual values that inspire the day-to-day actions of employees on the front line.