“Your culture isn’t your to-do list. It’s the long game” with Jennifer Thornton, Executive Coach and Leadership Educator

“Your culture isn’t your to-do list. It’s the long game” with Jennifer Thornton, Executive Coach and Leadership Educator | E79

Are you so busy checking things off your to-do list that you lose sight of the big picture? Are you more interested in your own personal gain that you ignore the good of the company? Or, are you so set in your ways and married to your plan that you can’t think outside of the box?

While most leaders don’t like to admit it, Jennifer Thornton knows it’s normal for leaders to get so caught up in the day-to-day that they forget about the long game. Tune into this Powerful at Work Radio podcast episode to learn how you can switch gears to focus on how the organization functions and create a culture that supports growth and change…

Episode Outline:

  • [02:43] Too often we’re thinking about our own resource needs and our own career agendas.
  • [06:07] Why you should redefine your own definition of success…
  • [12:17] In today’s world where there are so many moving parts, you have to find what you’re really good at and be fantastic at it. In everything else, get a passing grade and move on.
  • [16:42] Are you just throwing more payroll at the problem?
  • [18:31] Have you talked to the people doing the work? They typically have the solution, but we don’t always stop and ask.

About Jennifer Thornton:

Jennifer has developed her expertise in Talent Strategy & Leadership Professional Development over her exciting 20+ year career as an HR Professional. She’s led international teams across Greater China, Mexico, the U.K., and the U.S. to expand into new markets, managing franchise retailers, and developing key strategic partnerships – all while exceeding business objectives and financial results.

The rapid growth of her consulting firm 304 Coaching has been largely due to Jennifer’s unconventional approach to building innovative workforce development solutions for companies who are facing breakthrough growth and accelerated hiring patterns.

She is a sought-after business strategist, specializing in start-ups and large value-based organizations. She assists her clients in building talent strategies that complement their business strategies to ensure exponential growth.

She lives in Texas with her family and rescues. In her free time, she enjoys reading, historic preservation, remodeling her lake home, and spending time with friends.

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Bonus Downloads:

  • How to Trade Fear for Innovation  – Link
  • Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership Link 

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