Better Than Before Episode 209: Tabitha Laser on Culture Killers

Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Tabitha Laser, Author and Leadership Coach, on her new book “Organization Culture Killers.”

Segment 1: Tony Richards discusses his coaching experiences with producer Bill Foster.

01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before

02:00 – Common Executive Behaviors

Segment 2: Tabitha Laser, Author of “Organization Culture Killers,” joins us as today’s featured guest.

11:00 – Guest Background

14:00 – Defining Company Culture

19:00 – The Concrete Barrier

21:00 – Undefined Expectations

26:30 – Leaders of Tomorrow

30:00 – Tony’s Lightning Leadership Questions

Segment 3: Leadership Lesson: Executive Team Blind Spots

40:30 – Avoiding Tough Decisions

44:00 – Overly Critical

48:00 – Lack of Accountability

51:30 – Anger Issues

55:30 – Need To Be Liked

Company Culture is something that is always present and shifts easily depending on the situation. #BetterThanBefore

Guest Information

After almost three decades of consulting, educating and speaking, Tabitha realized she needed to do something bigger in order to touch a greater number of people. She embarked on an exciting journey to help existing and future leaders excel, and organizations to survive and thrive. Her journey includes speaking at venues, coaching executives and writing the “Organization Culture Killers” series highlighting the most common “deadly practices.”

This book series combines Tabitha’s personal experiences, proprietary knowledge, solutions and shared learnings from some of the top leaders in the world to reveal many of the mistakes organizations make that jeopardize their potential for long‐term success and ways to improve. Her goal is to educate and motivate existing and future leaders to impact the positive and thoughtful change necessary to improve performance, quality of life and resiliency.


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Tabitha Laser Website
Organization Culture Killers: How Leaders Build Cultures of Success


Better than Before is hosted by Tony Richards and produced by Clear Vision Development Group. Our staff includes William Foster and Whitney Coker. You can subscribe or leave a review for Better than Before on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio. If you have a leadership question you would like answered on the show, email us at

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