Category Archives: Human Resources

Cultural Agility: Small is The New Big

Cultural Agility: Small is The New Big “Can you move fast enough? Can you avoid bureaucracy while you grow?” I posed these two questions in a dialogue with company leaders seeking to grow rapidly through mergers ... and who wanted to remain culturally agile. It led to an important dialogue about how to protect and preserve…
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Build a Mentoring Culture: Developing a New Generation of Leadership

Company Guide to Successful Mentoring What Is Mentoring? Mentoring is how we have transferred wisdom and knowledge for thousands of years. (We didn't use that word until recently, but the principles are the same.) Mentoring in business is how you formalize a learning system and culture.  It can take the form of teaching, coaching, "political…
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3 Steps for Building Cultures That Buy Into Change

Is Your Culture Friendly to Change? 3 steps in culture that buy into change... Linda is the lead executive champion for an internal cultural change in her company. In a recent training she asks “We still have a LOT of people who are not bought into this.  People believe things will never really change around here. Those…
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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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