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These simple life-lessons that come from nature, together with a willingness to consider that there might just be something
It is easy to forget that an organisation is set up to do more than just go about its regular activities to achieve set goals and complete its mission statement. But in truth, as we spend 1/3 of our day at work, it is important that we feel comfortable in our work environment and relaxed and motivated by our colleagues.
What's Going On? The U.S. Department of Labor's proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on July 6, 2015. The
When faced with decision-making in business we commonly tend to ask ourselves how our decisions will contribute to the bottom line. This is how we've been conditioned to think and behave in business -- after all profit is the fuel to the engine of subsistence and progress.
Culture is a living, breathing organism. It is different without you and nonexistent without community.
When it comes to healthy communication and engagement in business fear is your worst enemy. Fear paralyzes people's ability to do their best work. It has the power to put us in a cage surrounded by a professional life (and personal life) we don't want.
Even after fourteen years of running agency reviews, I find one of the most critical meetings between prospective clients
I am not as scared this year as I was last year. I know now that we can hire effectively for both performance and culture. I know now that, as this team grows, the culture will change, but not necessarily in a negative way.
A lot of designers freaked out when reading that article. But Alex Schleifer, Airbnb's new head of design, started an important conversation even if he didn't quite pull it to its logical conclusion. Let's boil down his argument.
The reverence of Steve Jobs and the narrative of how he founded then resurrected Apple, turning it into one of the most influential
By all accounts, 2015 is a strong year for startup companies; I know this first hand, having worked with more than a few. When consumer confidence rises, companies seeking funding to meet those consumer needs rise as well.
I only hire intrepreneurs. They fit our high-growth, fast paced environment and they're the only people I like working with. If you're a "I just want a job and a salary and don't want to rock the boat or do anything remotely risky or brave'" person, then it ain't going to work.
One way to think about culture is it is the invisible hand that shapes your team's behaviors when no one is looking. Here are six tips to help you and your leadership team establish and reinforce your company culture.
Companies as we know them today were largely started from and based on two entities. The Hudson's Bay Company was into the business of fur trading and was founded in 1602. It grew to around 1,500 employees.
Shipley specifically embraced the part of Netflix’s culture that discourages managers from micromanaging. Despite the legendary
Transparency promises to vanquish backroom chicanery, dispel fear and expunge the value of lying. Savvy organizations scheme to make transparency part of their game plan for transparency is the cornerstone of trust.
No matter how talented you are, no matter how popular or dedicated, all it takes is one poorly worded comment or complaint spoken in the wrong place or to the wrong person to torpedo your job.
Too many business owners simply hand their team ready made systems to which their team had little input. To your team it can feel like they have no control nor say in the matter. 'Thou shalt follow this system as prescribed!'
Understanding how the world of work is changing and what trends are shaping the future of work is only a part of what organizations need to focus on. Of course, to take this to the next level some kind of action needs to take place.