Monthly Archives: September 2013

Why Companies Should Invest in Organizational Culture [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you want proof the numbers are in – working on building a great workplace culture pays off. In this study by Burson Marsteller as shown on GreatWorkplace.com, a few key areas stand above all others as paying off: Investing in educating employees about the company values, mission, and customer retention efforts Investing in building…
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Are You Hiring a Culture Coordinator?

The New Talent Times, a Software Advice blog, recently researched trends in HR, including what a typical HR Department will look like by 2020. One of the 5 roles predicted is that of Culture Management or Culture Coordinator: There’s been quite a bit of buzz around the importance of corporate culture in the past few years. To engage…
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Corporate Culture & Money: Strange Bedfellows? Not at Patagonia!

Sure Pixar, Patagonia, and Google all have cool corporate cultures, but they also know that corporate culture matters to bottom line performance. Each of these companies approaches culture differently (like each family has a unique personality). Yet they all realize that nurturing your people creates people who are for your business. It’s a simple equation…
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Five Business Culture Takeaways from the Boulder Flood

Is your company culture prepared for disaster? The weather: Our favorite conversation-starter, cocktail party topic, and general fallback discussion. Whether it’s good, bad or changing. In Colorado we regularly experience all three in the space of an hour. The torrential flash flood rains we have experienced in Colorado during the past 48 hours, have caused…
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How Cinequest’s CEO Gets Culture Right

If there is any doubt in your mind whether corporate culture is an essential conversation for your business, this article on Linked In by Cinequest's CEO Halfdan Hussey proves it. The post received 48,565 views (10-20x any of his other posts) and 187 comments.   Here is Cinequest's story from the Linked In post, followed by my…
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