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Post date: August 20, 2020
If you’re looking to build a courageous culture, where people speak up, share ideas and advocate for your customers, start by eliminating the toxic leadership behaviors crushing engagement and burning out your team.   In our recent research on courageous cultures, conducted with the University of...
Post date: March 22, 2018
Smart business leaders know that without productive employees, there is no possibility of a successful business. In previous times it was expected that employees would accept what they were given and do what was necessary; they would be expected to go above and beyond, regardless of circumstances....
Post date: May 29, 2018
Values-based leadership is now widely accepted. Executives understand that liberating people to live shared values at work forges stronger business results. Yet, when it comes to the nuances involved in building values-based cultures, most leaders’ knowledge is simply incomplete. Here are three...
Post date: March 20, 2019
John Reid-Dodick helped the WeWork culture thrive as it scaled five-fold into new markets across the globe. Now he works to help enterprises and entrepreneurs build and evolve great cultures. Here is a sneak peek at his innovation lab on “How to Operationalize Culture: Lessons from the WeWork...
Post date: April 21, 2020
It’s a challenging time. Political divisiveness is rife. Economic gaps get wider. And now, the world is on edge over the health and economic impact of a new virus. It’s clear to me that employers must become the trusted entity in peoples’ lives, in addition to the source of earnings, career and job...
Post date: August 7, 2019
As digitalization and the accompanying democratization of work disrupt traditional business models, organizations are adopting more agile, tech-enabled ways of working. Today, employers are deconstructing jobs and dispersing work around the globe to be completed by diverse pools of talent ranging...
Post date: May 13, 2020
Crises reshape the workplace. They spark a shift in how people think about their jobs, their organizations and their desire to contribute to the world. As an entrepreneur starting and running organizations during the last two global crises, I have seen that along with all the pain comes an...
Post date: August 8, 2019
Company culture matters more now than ever. The average employee spends 40 percent of their waking hours at work.  A toxic corporate culture can not only be soul destroying, but it can sink a company. On the other hand, a vibrant culture can help people thrive professionally, enjoy their job, and...
Post date: May 1, 2018
Turning around a company that is struggling financially is a complicated process that requires the cooperation of finance, HR, operations, and other departments. KinderCare was able to harness that synergy to recover from 14 quarters of decline and launch into 23 quarters of growth. At the...
Post date: November 27, 2018
Have you ever felt like you were expected to innovate but didn’t have enough time to do it? You’re not alone. Recent research shows this is a common problem for knowledge workers. In Workfront’s 2018 State of Work Report, 58 percent of the more than 2,000 workers surveyed said they are so swamped...