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Disrupting Change: A Better Way to Grow

Disrupting Change: Improving How Organizations Grow and Thrive Do you believe disrupting change is an idea whose time has come? Technology adoption (and obsolescence) is happening in increasingly faster cycles. Young people in developed countries value experience, freedom, expansion over a steady paycheck. They do not tolerate less (in work or life.) 50% of the…
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Empowerment at Work: Moving Past Parent-Child Cultures

Empowerment @ Work : We must move past parent-child cultures Fully 2/3 of the global workforce report being apathetic or disengaged: The very opposite of empowerment at work. Empowerment at work is misunderstood by most leaders. It is not a simplistic delegation of authority. Empowerment at work is ensuring people have the resources, knowledge, and skills…
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4 Reasons Change Efforts Don’t Work (and the power of culture building)

Attention Culture Builders!  When do your change efforts signal decline? We are fundamentally Reinventing Work. It's about more than employee engagement numbers. Culture builders across the world are the pioneers of a workplace revolution. Every industry and company is undergoing massive disruptive change. Juggling complexity and new workforce expectations and delivering results. If you're not keeping up,…
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5 Keys to Successful Culture Integration in a Merger

  5 Keys to Successful Culture Integration Post-Merger Mergers are one of the most effective strategies for growth when done well. Why then, do 70-90% of mergers disappoint in comparison to expected financial results?  Culture integration in mergers should be better than the odds for two people getting married!? This 2011 HBR article on the new M&A Playbook analyzes…
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Fueling Culture Change: The Power of Micro-Cultures

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead Most of the talk of culture is how the CEO of a company sets the tone and carries it out consistently through common values, behaviors, and decisions that cascade from the…
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5 Signs of an Imitator Company Culture

Is Your Company Culture an Imitator or the Real Deal? Culture is the latest must-have business strategy. Today, most leaders know that building a “Great Culture” (based on stories told by Facebook or Google or Zappos) is on par with a great product. You gotta have one to succeed.  Especially in the tech industry –…
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Free Culture Toolkit

Building a highly engaged workplace? Leading growth or change? Your Free Culture Toolkit details 4 stages to cutting confusion and building loyalty.