153 results for tag: corporate culture


Friday’s Dirty Little Secret

In case you've been living under a rock since 2007, you already know that Glassdoor has shined a spotlight on how employers treat their people (and their candidates.) How many stars do you have? Your company and your CEO each have a score. And there's no ...
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How to Spot the One Employee Who Should Never Work at Your Company

We’ve been honored to pick the brains of numerous leaders throughout our careers. In fact, we often discuss how lucky we both are to get a glimpse into how many of these leaders think. However, during one interview, we were more than surprised when David ...
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Lead With Joy

Join the founder of Menlo Innovations and author of the business culture cult classic Joy, Inc for an inspirational Master Class session on finding joy in the challenge of leading others. Rich Sheridan’s Joy, Inc told the story of how his tiny software ...
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The Cost of Silence

The role of employee voice in organizations – whether in the form of work-related complaints, participating in decision making, contributing new ideas, or providing feedback – has been topic of discussion and debate for over 200 years. The industrial ...
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4 Ways to Create a Workplace Environment that Breeds Greatness

Check out the latest news reports from Wall Street and the focus is almost always on profits and losses. How much is the market up or down? Which corporation made how much money this quarter? But in recent years, some CEOs have begun to rethink the idea ...
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Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

Technology has impacted our workplaces in ways that weren’t possible a decade ago. We feel "highly connected." But are we, really? Instead of strong bonds, we have weak ties. Instead of productive meetings, we have distractions. Despite the illusion of ...
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How to Interview Your Candidates for Culture Fit

Don't. I'm about to make a statement for which I’ll take endless grief. You may vehemently disagree and I can understand that. But I'm compelled to share my conclusion, after 25 years in executive search and building four companies. Here it ...
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Digital Transformation: Why We Could Be in Trouble

Let’s be clear, transformation is not new. We have been transforming since time began. What is new is the rate and breadth of transformation that digital technology brings with it. And that is where, I think, we could have a potentially serious problem...
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What Does Culture Say About Leadership?

“All education is directed toward prompt obedience to authority, stout endurance of hardship, and victory or death in battle…They always go without a shirt, receiving one garment for a year, and their bodies are unwashed…The boys steal whatever they can ...
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Are You Driving Customer Success?

Many companies claim to be "customer focused," but translating that declaration into action is very difficult. Traditional silos for marketing, sales, operations, finance, and human resources can impede any effort to build a customer-focused culture. But a ...
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Employee Motivation Tips That Lead to Growth

We all tend to do our best at work when we experience encouragement from our superiors. Direct managers or supervisors are usually the most influential in this regard. However, many small businesses don't have the benefit of larger department structures. So, ...
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The Power of Your Point of No Return

"Such a great potential! But he hasn't suffered enough yet." This is a conclusion that my friend Maurice and I would sometimes draw after meeting some people who gravitate around us. You know, those sincere people who are full of good will, who believe in ...
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