The Role Leadership Has In Company Culture

Stumbled across what I think is a very relevant article today in “Forbes” about the effects leadership has within company culture.

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Every employee impacts an organization’s direction, but leadership has by far the largest and most direct effect on company culture, which revolves around employee engagement, environment, atmosphere and the success of the company and its clients.

Leadership affects the confidence of the staff and whether they see mistakes as opportunities for learning or failures that damage the self-worth of the employee. Leadership cultivates the foundation of culture to empower employees to achieve the company mission and realize how vital each of their contributions is to furthering those goals.

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Leaders Embody the Change They Want to See

Leaders have a responsibility to demonstrate the beliefs of the company and reinforce behaviors that reflect those values. “Be the change you want to see” serves as a powerful motto as a CEO. You know you don’t get a break now that you finally earned your role at the top. If anything, you have to work harder and stay in the trenches to remain relevant, but you also need to diversify your efforts and research to innovate for future success.

The Leader Drives a Thirst for Continuous Learning

No matter if entry-level or senior-level, all employees have something to teach one another. Leaders hold in-depth knowledge of how the engine of their company works, learning about each employee as more than a cog in the machine. The leader expresses and demonstrates an interest in employee growth.

The Leader Focuses on Social Good for Employees and Clients

The drive to continuously learn comes in handy when you must resolve a vital issue for a client. Sometimes, the best resolutions occur as happy surprises in the simplest of packages. The best business strategies consider the needs of each client from various points of view and ensure your employees are on board to follow the client journey.

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