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Wanted: A CLO With Courage
The CLO who works with our company will demonstrate the ability to eliminate the everyday hypocrisies that permeate the workplace. In our organization, we view hypocrisies as much a form of corruption as a violation of company policy. Most people only view corporate scandals (or ego battles) as business corruption. Many employees prefer living in denial and selling their souls. We are seeking a CLO who knows bartering your soul makes it harder to reclaim. We seek a CLO who chooses to address the tough double-standard issue, not bury his or her head in the sand or go numb.
The CLO who works with our company will be able to develop our workforce to embrace courage action qualities. We want our culture to promote employees' development as "courage change agents." The CLO who joins our company will be a "courage coach" and teach courage leadership as a lifestyle choice. Our new CLO will exhibit the efficiency that courage leadership enables.
The CLO we choose will understand there is a direct correlation between our employees' "courage quotients" and their "success quotients." Based on this fundamental understanding, the CLO will stop workplace complacency because complacency kills courage. Situations seldom change by themselves. The CLO will implement courage action skills such as continually facing the truth and promoting high-risk ideas that prompt organizational change.
Our company defines leadership qualities in terms of courage, a quality first defined in Old French "corage," meaning "heart and spirit." Based on this original definition, we all can begin to realize our potential as courageous people and more readily transcend ongoing intricacies in our lives. Our organization constantly is motivated to promote this ancient virtue in the broader scope of our work environment.
The CLO who works with our company will quash stereotypes and instill courage action skills to create "team courage." The courageous CLO easily will recognize the "label trap" that frequently undermines the human spirit at work. Facing habitual stereotypes, our organization acknowledges and honors the personal courageous behaviors in every human spirit so that we move beyond the limitations of typecasting. We think truly courageous people have learned to overcome the business world�s stereotypes in an effort to lead more fulfilling professional and personal lives.
The Next Generation of HR: What’s Wrong? What’s Right?
May 23rd 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT
2013 CLO Breakfast Club, Boston
September 12th - 12th, 2013The Westin Copley Place
Fall 2013 CLO Symposium
September 30th - October 2nd, 2013Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
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