What New Year’s Resolutions and Organizational Change Have in Common: Tip #5 (Part 6 of 7)

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Tip #5 asks you to make sure leaders can drive change the right way. How? 👇 

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What New Year’s Resolutions and Organizational Change Have in Common: Tip #4 (Part 5 of 7)

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Tip #4 asks you to learn about the direct impact of change. How? 👇 

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What New Year’s Resolutions and Organizational Change Have in Common: Tip #3 (Part 4 of 7)

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Tip #3 asks you to focus on generating and sustaining momentum. How? 👇 

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What New Year’s Resolutions and Organizational Change Have in Common: Tip #2 (Part 3 of 7)

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Tip #2 asks you to understand the relationship between effort and outcome. How? 👇 

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What New Year’s Resolutions and Organizational Change Have in Common: Tip #1 (Part 2 of 7)

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Tip #1 asks you to engage with change in the present. How? 👇 

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Should you hire a culture consultant?

By ALULA posted in Behavior, Team Culture, Culture

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Your company’s culture: strategic asset and competitive advantage

Your company culture is what employees say and do every day, how they work together (or don’t), what leaders reinforce (or don’t), and all the habits, practices, processes, and customs of the workplace.

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Performance Coaching Brings Sustained Results to Canada’s Top Commercial Property Developer

By Delores (Dee) Conway posted in Behavior, Leadership, Culture, Coaching

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In 2020, Carmen Klein, VP Organizational Effectiveness and Systems (HR) at Cadillac Fairview graciously shared her thoughts and experiences using ALULA's Performance Coaching and Feedback as an enabler for their OneCF Culture. 

Cadillac Fairview is one of the largest owners, operators, and developers of best-in-class office, retail, and mixed-use properties in North America, valued at over $32B. Their real estate portfolio also includes investments in retail, mixed-use, and industrial real estate in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico.

Cadillac Fairview’s employee engagement ranks in the Global Top 25% Most Engaged Companies. The firm has received accolades for their OneCF Culture, including Waterstone Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and Achievers Most Engaged Workplaces in North America.

The company’s journey to make its people and culture a competitive advantage began years ago, when company CEO John Sullivan made this observation: “Cadillac Fairview’s success is partly defined by the results we achieve (EBIT, returns, growth). But our success also is defined by how employees achieve those results, and the mindset and behavior of every employee. Behavioral leadership is key.”

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Eight Steps For Maximizing Your Relationship With Your Manager

By ALULA posted in Behavior

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Leaders have long been encouraged to empower and engage the people around them. But usually it’s talked about as a one-way approach – the leader as the provider and the employee as the recipient. What if there was a reciprocal strategy on the part of the employee to further capitalize on the empowering approach the leader provides? In other words, what’s the analogous work-smarter-not-harder response for the employee in this situation?

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Can Your Culture Drive Your Digital Transformation?

By Danielle Hochstein, Ph.D. posted in Behavior, Leadership, Digital Transformation, Team Culture, Culture

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Culture can make or break your digital strategy. At ALULA, we define culture as patterns of behavior that have been either reinforced or discouraged by people, systems, and processes over time. No two cultures are the same, and an organization’s digital culture can be best defined by the people within it.

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How to Motivate Remote Teams When They Are Tired

By ALULA posted in Behavior, Leadership, Team Building, Team Culture, Communicating with Teams, Working Remote, Leading Remote Teams, Work from Home, Managing Remotely

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You athletes will probably laugh at this but humor me – there is a point – and it’s a true story!

When I was in basic training I was not much of a runner.  We were doing our final test - a seven-mile run, and I was struggling at about the 5-mile mark when my instructor came up beside me and said something to me that I have never forgotten.  He said; “I can see that you are getting tired and you have quite a ways to go”  Then he said, “Don’t think about the end; instead just keep putting one foot in front of the other one.” 

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