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Post date: December 12, 2019
A recent surevy said that over a third of working Americans say their workplace is not inclusive of differing political perspectives. Emotionally uncomfortable employees are less engaged, flexible, and productive. With the next presidential election still 12 months out—and the political views in...
Post date: March 31, 2016
For a number of years, I worked at the New York City headquarters of the advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather. One unmistakable part of the experience was being greeted every morning by bright red wall-to-wall carpeting. Step off the elevator, on any floor, and you were immediately treading upon...
Post date: April 4, 2019
The sales department is in Shanghai, the manufacturing plant in Mumbai, leadership in London, and accounting in Abu Dhabi, yet everyone works for the same company. Today, it’s not uncommon for an organization to have offices all over the globe, spanning continents and languages. For these...
Post date: November 8, 2018
Your culture is something other companies can try to replicate, but will always be uniquely yours. It was formed over time and has hopefully grown into a strategic advantage. When you bring on a new leader, it’s important they understand not only where you’re headed, but also how your culture will...
Post date: December 18, 2018
Peter Drucker was certainly on to something when he quipped, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Organizational culture is the accumulation of behaviors, beliefs, and social norms that define excellence in a given organization. If strategy sets the course for where an organization wants to go,...
Post date: March 18, 2019
Aaron Hurst is focused on creating purpose at work. In his book The Purpose Economy: Policy, Public Perception, Research and Data, Disruptive Technology, and Bright Spots, he illuminates the levers of change in creating that purpose. With fulfillment replacing engagement as a new metric for success...
Post date: February 22, 2017
Have you ever sensed that, when it comes to getting humans to work together effectively, many “innovative” HR solutions do nothing but imperfectly reinvent the wheel?   If so, you’re in good company. Garry Ridge is president and CEO of WD-40 Company. My passion is workplace culture building, and I...
Post date: February 11, 2020
Anese Cavanaugh is on a mission to help leaders cultivate team health, maximize impact and optimize culture through intention, energy and presence (IEP).  Author of Contagious Culture and The Leader You Will Be, she is now focusing on the inner life of leaders in her book, Contagious You. Here she...
Post date: January 14, 2020
In the workplace, asking for help can mean the difference between success and failure. This isn’t anecdotal—in fact, research has revealed a number of proven benefits, such as:  Higher job performance and satisfaction. New-hire success.  Finding jobs—or talent for job openings.  Creativity and...
Post date: November 1, 2018
HR executives have seen it all—talented and engaged bosses and team members, toxic bosses and team members, and everything in between. You have observed that leaders do not have a neutral impact for very long. Either bosses have a positive impact on performance and values (how people treat each...