Category Archives: Corporate Culture

Organizational Culture Requires Deliberate Effort

David Dame — March 5, 2019 — March 5, 2019 We all know that developing ourselves intellectually requires sustained dedicated effort toward continual learning. We take classes, read books, read from experts online, we find mentors, we collaborate, and many of us learn by teaching others. Continual learning and growth are key to acquiring skills … Continue reading Organizational Culture Requires Deliberate Effort

Measuring a Healthy Company Culture

Meg Manke — February 18, 2019 Follow @meg_manke — February 18, 2019 Today, strong leaders understand the importance of company culture. They’ve seen firsthand the devastation caused by weak or misdirected culture. They’ve witnessed a drop-in accountability and the rise of two-hour lunch breaks, the communication breakdowns and resulting frustration, and the massive hit corporate … Continue reading Measuring a Healthy Company Culture

Why Every Business Needs a Culture Deck — And How to Create One

Bretton Putter — February 12, 2019 Follow @brettonputter — February 12, 2019 In 2009, Netflix published its now-famous culture deckonline: 125 slides outlined the company’s values, expected behaviors and core philosophy (“people over process,” in case you’re interested). The document demystified the company culture, providing a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it’s like to work at … Continue reading Why Every Business Needs a Culture Deck — And How to Create One

6 Powerful Tools To Drive Your Company Culture Forward

Bretton Putter — January 21, 2019 Follow @brettonputter — January 21, 2019 Potent company culture is built on the foundation of shared values. Whether they are explicitly defined or not, shared values are the DNA of every company. At a fundamental level, they drive the behavior of the individuals that make up your team. Surfacing … Continue reading 6 Powerful Tools To Drive Your Company Culture Forward

Creating a Culture of Learning in Your Team – Essential Beliefs

Paul Keijzer — January 21, 2019 Follow @Paul_Keijzer — January 21, 2019 “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” -Alvin Toffler Part 1: Essential Beliefs It is essential that you create a culture that promotes and encourages learning in … Continue reading Creating a Culture of Learning in Your Team – Essential Beliefs

A Corporate Culture Committee is a Sign of Neglect

Elizabeth Williams — January 14, 2019 Follow @bizmkter — January 14, 2019 I came across this well-meaning article a few weeks ago. It’s about how to set up and run a corporate culture committee in your organization. Well that sounds swell, doesn’t it? Get some of your bouncy, enthusiastic, engaged Tigger employees, order some muffins … Continue reading A Corporate Culture Committee is a Sign of Neglect

5 Landmines that Make You a Useless C-Suite Executive — and How to Avoid Them

Ed Muzio — January 7, 2019 Follow @edmuzio — January 7, 2019 Highly sought-after, highly influential, highly respected, highly compensated. These are some of the ways people describe your position as CEO or member of the executive staff. The descriptors may be accurate, but then there’s the rest of the story. Running a company is … Continue reading 5 Landmines that Make You a Useless C-Suite Executive — and How to Avoid Them