A People-First Culture Starts with People-First Leadership
Let’s be honest. At this point in the mid-covid, high-tech, hypersensitive business world, the war on talent is in full swing, and companies who are still using the same “normal”read more
Want to Build a Team Culture? Respect is Fundamental
Teamwork is a lot like cooking. Similar to individual ingredients in a recipe, each person in an organization plays a unique role in creating a high-performing team. A chef hasread more
Message From Julie: The Consequences of Mistaking Subjective Reality for Objective Reality
Have you ever wondered how two people can perceive the same situation from such totally different perspectives? It happens all the time. Two witnesses have differing accounts of what happened. Two team members insist their approach to achieving the goal is theread more
Creating a Culture of Committed, Action-Oriented Employees
When I talk to leaders about their employees and teams, their primary frustration is that their team isn’t doing enough. However, they’re not asking for more productivity or for someoneread more
Three Keys to Employee Retention: Engagement, Passion, and Trust
Early in my career, I found myself disliking a job I’d previously enjoyed. I did some career testing and found that both the job and the work that came withread more
Employee Engagement Takes More Than a Ping Pong Table
Often when I what a company is doing to engage employees, someone inevitably shares something like, “On Friday afternoons we can take an ice cream cart around!” “We’ll have aread more
Assess the Gap: What Is Getting in the Way of Culture Change?
Over the past four posts, we have been discussing the blueprint to a high-performing company culture. As with any journey on the road to culture change, we usually come toread more
Does Your Company’s Culture Make People Want to Work for You?
In our last post, we talked about why your company’s culture matters. When employees can identify with a strong culture, they will be more engaged and motivated to succeed, especiallyread more