Corporate Culture Matters – 10 Fatal Flaws That Undermine Your Ability to Change By now, every smart leader knows that corporate culture is an essential element of business performance. In an era of increasing uncertainty and speed of change, your organization’s culture is either a source of strength and advantage that flies faster than your [...]
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Seeking Culture Change and Employee Engagement? Achieving growth and innovation is on everyone’s minds these days. Increasingly leaders are seeking culture change and employee engagement as the answer. In this era, being in the driver’s seat requires extreme leadership. It’s hard to navigate the whitewater of global competition, workers who don’t like to be [...]
Corporate culture lessons can be gained from many sources, including Twitter. Seems the whole world is a-Twitter about a micro-blogging communication medium that some still think is a “peek into the windows” of stars. While it’s true that I don’t care what Kim Kardashian thinks about her sister’s weight, I do care about the latest [...]
In the years we’ve been working with companies small and large, one truth stands out clearly As if they’ve been cast out in a boat on a stormy sea, leaders are usually oblivious to the fact they’ve spawned a corporate culture that is unhealthy and filled with disease, until it’s literally on its deathbed or [...]
Is your organizational chart geared for collaboration? Want to foster more collaboration in your company culture? Check out the best of the technology world, benchmark yourself – and act accordingly. Courtesy of http://www.bonkersworld.net/ Organizational Charts Posted on 2011/06/27 by Manu Lisa Jackson and Gerry Schmidt are corporate culture experts, helping companies improve performance [...]
Have you noticed how often personalities and pent-up emotions derail a team’s work? The impact on company culture, culture change, and helping to engage employees is tremendous – and largely unacknowledged in today’s overly task-focused environments. After all it’s business. The problem with that belief is it leads to BMPD* – a human dynamic which [...]
Leadership is a contact sport. (Too many leaders treat it like a spectator sport.) When you’re the coach you might think your job is on the sidelines – after all, the team puts the points on the scoreboard.
As a busy executive with results to deliver … actively working on your corporate culture may seem like fluffy soft stuff or too big and mysterious.
Read about how one company has turned their corporate culture into a powerful driver of company performance.
Ah, the 2000′s. The era of hope built on a house of cards. The promise of unending growth and prosperity. Where optimism was a drunken elixir for modern risk-takers: Creative financiers. Serial entrepreneurs. Corporate refugees. Global markets. Followed by a rude awakening in 2008 – and a long, cold shower since. All of which has [...]
In these chaotic times filled with constant change, does it ever feel as if you are being pulled between worlds? Today’s company cultures are struggling to keep up with the pace of global change. For an interesting parallel to how this impacts leaders, we turn to a popular culture example.