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Culture Change: A Common Language Accelerates Culture Change
By Constanza Busto
“Talk” is important. What is communicated about the transformation journey, when aligned with a leader’s behavior, systems, and symbols across the organization, helps accelerate change and enables people feeling part of the journey. The way we tell the story of transformation to ourselves and others can have an inspirational power when connected to a purpose and values.
Water is like the culture of an organization, it is always there, but often we don’t see it.
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Culture Change: Measuring the Gap Makes the Invisible, Visible
By Elena Ortega
Culture can be as invisible as water in the sea, yet its immensely important role is ever-present. Using a clear and defined approach to defining the ideal culture, the current culture, the leadership styles and behaviors, and identifying gaps gives us a clear path forward and makes the invisible, visible.
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Culture Change: For Culture to Change, Leaders Must Change
By Horacio Rieznik
Leaders usually understand intellectually the logical connection between their behaviors and the resulting organizational culture. In our work at Axialent, we have never seen leaders rejecting their responsibility in that. What seems harder for leaders to envision from the beginning are the implications for their own personal transformation.
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Culture Change: Culture and Leadership are Intimately Connected
By Meghan Stone
At Axialent we define culture as a set of values, norms, beliefs, and assumptions that govern how we work and what we do. Organizational culture and leadership go hand in hand. To understand the culture of an organization, you must examine its leaders and leadership styles.
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5 Reasons To Integrate OCI-OEI And LSI Diagnostic Tools In Culture Transformation
By Elena Ortega
In our experience, integrating the OCI-OEI and LSI tools is central to any culture transformation journey. They help leaders understand the ideal culture that supports their strategy. They show the extent to which the current culture is aligned with the vision of the company and the work climate that shapes the current culture.
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The Critical Role Psychological Safety Plays in Team Effectiveness
By Constanza Busto
Psychological safety is not something that can be taken for granted. It can take time to build and seconds to brake, and should be part of every leader’s agenda. Creating a safe environment where people can openly express their opinions freely is our ultimate responsibility as leaders.
Next Steps: How to Achieve an Advanced Coaching Leadership Strategy: leaders on the starting line
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Next Steps: How to Achieve an Advanced Coaching Leadership Strategy
By Thierry de Beyssac
Moving from a Command & Control to an Advanced Coaching Leadership style is part of a business strategy that focuses on the decentralization of decision, control, and accountability by engaging and empowering employees. Doing this will lead to the transformation of your organizational culture. In a VUCA world, you can’t afford to wait half a decade to achieve such a culture shift.
Next Steps: How to Achieve an Advanced Coaching Leadership Strategy
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The Benefits of an Advanced Coaching Leadership Strategy: An Interview with Thierry de Beyssac
By Thierry de Beyssac
More and more in today’s business world, we see the traditional “command and control” leadership style isn’t working. In this interview with Axialent consultant Thierry de Beyssac, he shares his thoughts about the need to embrace new strategies and skills in order to be successful leaders in today’s fast-changing environment and the benefits of an Advanced Coaching Leadership Strategy.
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Survivor Syndrome: Revamping your Leadership Summit and Employee Town Hall
By Thierry de Beyssac
The more VUCA in our current world, the more we need to reconnect and take a reflective break with our people. 2020 is not the year to cancel, but rather to focus on revamping the Leadership Summit and Employee Town Hall.
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The 3 Keys to Having Difficult Conversations Online
By Silke Zanker
Conversations that are emotionally difficult or complex in nature are often stressful. With more and more companies making WFH the new norm beyond COVID19, having difficult conversations online in an effective and compassionate way is a critical leadership skill. 
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