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Harold Hardaway

6 Steps to Create a Culture of Health

An organization is only as strong as its people, so in order to operate at its best, employees need to be at their best. From a numbers perspective, the cost of health care to both employers and employees is on the rise, while at the same time we are seeing a decline in overall health with specific rises in obesity,…

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Get Up, Trinity – Getting Unstuck

We all get stuck… and for someone who is a fan of progress, it’s really frustrating. I usually get stuck when I don’t know where to start with a project or when tackling a problem, when it’s not clear what good looks like, and the one we can all relate to… when the amount of work you have to do…

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Taking the Leap to Start Your Dream Business

Our journey began more than nine years ago in San Antonio, Texas, when a new hire in IT, Harold, and a compensation-analyst-turned-employee-recognition-and-events-leader, Shannon, met up to figure out an online nomination process for the annual employee awards. We were instant buddies. What was supposed to be a 30-minute meeting turned into a two-and-a-half-hour conversation covering everything from music to fashion…

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Start Up Your Culture, Series A, B And C

One of your most important roles as a business owner is defining and curating the culture of your organization. A good culture ensures a strong connection between your product, purpose, people and work environment to support your long-term strategy. When we started Cardigan Communications Group, we talked up our company to our friends and told them how we help organizations find…

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What Does Whitney Houston Have to Do with Change Management?

Managing change isn’t easy, but discovering the conditions needed to make your change possible isn’t hard.  You just have to ‘Ask Good Questions.’  Two questions inspired by Whitney Houston (this is around the 7:30 mark). Cardigan Managing Director, Harold Hardaway, shares his thoughts on the role of communication in the change management process on the latest ChangeNerd webcast with Brian…

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