Kimberly Zhang — March 11, 2020 On paper, IBM looked like a model tech company — until it didn’t. “Big Blue” positioned itself on the vanguard of the Information Revolution in the 1970s and early ’80s. Yet by 1990, it was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. What happened? The facts were plain enough: Once … Continue reading 6 Ways to Determine Whether Your Company Culture is in Danger
Rick Goodman — March 5, 2020 What’s the best way to entice top talents to come work for your company? You might assume it’s salary and benefits, and sure, those are definitely important. According to most studies, though, it’s actually organizational culture that’s the top draw. People want to earn a decent paycheck, but even … Continue reading Create an Organizational Culture That Draws Top Talents
Rick Goodman — February 27, 2020 These days, most businesses place a premium on workplace diversity. Simply put, most of us want to have an organizational culture that’s welcoming to all kinds of people, from all walks of life. There’s a moral imperative toward a diverse organizational culture, as well as some business benefits; more … Continue reading Do You Have an Inclusive Organizational Culture?
James O’Flaherty — February 25, 2020 “Take this pill and all your weight loss and fitness dreams will come true! No workouts needed!” “Get that summer 6-pack in 30 days!” …if only that were true. We’ve all seen products that claim to have the “key” or the “hack” to the magazine-cover physique. We also know … Continue reading The Culture Hack You’re Not Seeing
James O’Flaherty — February 11, 2020 It may not be intuitive to link something that is perceived to be as nebulous and qualitative as company culture to a quantitative, very nuts-and-bolts concept like internal business process. Surprisingly, these two concepts are much more interdependent than what meets the eye. Internal business process is dependent on … Continue reading The Interdependent Nature of Culture and Process
Shep Hyken — December 4, 2019 Follow @Hyken In a recent Shepard Letter, I wrote about the concept of giving recognition to the people who deserve it. Someone being recognized for what they bring to the organization is often overlooked. That’s a shame. People need to be recognized for their contribution to the team’s success. … Continue reading When Things Aren’t Going Well, Will You Accept Blame?
Albert Costill — November 14, 2019 As a business owner, I’m sure you’re always on the lookout for gaining a competitive edge. While delivering excellent products/services and providing top-notch customer service is a must, so is being socially responsible. Being socially conscience is essential for your survival. Customers, Millennials in particular, expect and prefer to … Continue reading How to Ensure Company Social Causes Don’t Fall by the Wayside
Alice Corner — October 14, 2019 Made with Venngage Infographic maker Company Culture describes the overall atmosphere of a culture. And whilst this might not seem important, it’s time to take company culture into account, especially if you’re trying to recruit millennials. Company culture references the specific ‘vibe’ each company has grown in to. This … Continue reading Busting Company Culture Myths [Infographic]
Shane Green — September 27, 2019 I am often asked by company executives, “What is the one thing I can do to improve my organization’s culture?” The truth is that there is not simply one thing that will improve how your employees feel about what they do and who they do it for. We define … Continue reading 10 Tips to Improve Your Company’s Organizational Culture
Peter Daisyme — September 24, 2019 When starting your first company — the motive is to make a dent in the problem you’ll be solving. Then you start your next company. Now you begin to solve issues again — but you have experience building a company from the ground up. In your mind, you believe … Continue reading 10 Tactics That Don’t Suck to Building Better Company Culture