Articles that discuss company culture

22 04, 2020

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you

2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00

Leadership IS example. You don't lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. Consider yourself on display. Realize that—for better or worse—you ARE a role model for your team members. Your attitude and actions serve as a constant point of reference for coworkers struggling to make [...]

Attention leaders: all eyes are on you2020-04-22T09:26:40+00:00
20 04, 2020

It’s time to stop waiting for instructions and take the initiative

2020-04-20T09:18:01+00:00

If you’re working from home, it’s easy to sit back and avoid the initiative until you get a new set of directions, and to hold off until a boss or supervisor tells you specifically what to do. After all, “doing nothing” is one of the most popular ways to fight changes that are difficult to [...]

It’s time to stop waiting for instructions and take the initiative2020-04-20T09:18:01+00:00
17 04, 2020

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks

2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00

Psychological paychecks have always been important, but never more important than now. Their cost is next to nothing, yet the value is inestimable. Right now, you may not be in a position to give your team members more in terms of tangible rewards. Increases in pay or benefits may not be possible. But there’s no [...]

Leaders need to pass out more psychological paychecks2020-04-17T09:23:03+00:00
16 04, 2020

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?

2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00

Leading a remote team is challenging. Leading a remote team during a pandemic might be close to impossible. So, what can you rightfully ask of employees during times like these? Not blind loyalty. Right now, you need something different than just allegiance from employees. Loyalty can get lazy—or be misdirected. During changing and unstable times [...]

What can you ask of employees during a pandemic?2020-04-16T08:51:17+00:00
15 04, 2020

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond

2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00

Finding your way forward We’re all a little shell shocked. Our ears are still ringing and eyes still blurry from the explosion of COVID-19 across the globe. We’ve now had a few weeks to absorb the blow, and it’s time to realize that we are standing at a crucial intersection and it’s essential that we [...]

Now that you’re neck-deep in a crisis, it’s time to choose how to respond2020-04-15T09:55:11+00:00
17 03, 2020

How to have hope and courage during a pandemic of fear

2020-03-17T10:24:08+00:00

You are not a product of your circumstances. You are a product of your decisions. Just like most of you, we’re all experiencing some emotional and mental whiplash from the last few weeks. The Coronavirus is gripping the world's attention and rapidly changing the way all of us live and do business. It’s no longer [...]

How to have hope and courage during a pandemic of fear2020-03-17T10:24:08+00:00
16 04, 2019

Yes or no?

2020-01-15T08:48:43+00:00

As human beings we tend to complicate most things, but life is really pretty simple. Take a moment to think about the answers to the following questions: We have tens of thousands of words in the English language. How many letters make up the alphabet? The ‘Human Genome’ is the genetic code—the entire list of [...]

Yes or no?2020-01-15T08:48:43+00:00
26 03, 2019

How to do you do what you don’t want to do

2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00

Look, we’re on your side with this one: life is filled with so many things that you just flat out don’t want to do. Maybe it’s because they’re unpleasant, maybe you’re just mentally exhausted and stressed, or maybe it’s just that your bed is feeling super comfortable right now! Unfortunately, to get anything done in [...]

How to do you do what you don’t want to do2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00
15 03, 2019

Trust: the defining factor of team success

2019-03-18T10:05:33+00:00

A team isn’t a group of people who work together, it’s a group of people who trust each other. Have you ever managed people who didn't trust one another? If you have, then you'll know how challenging and draining that can be. A team without trust isn't really a team: it's just a group of [...]

Trust: the defining factor of team success2019-03-18T10:05:33+00:00
27 02, 2019

Hacks to make your meetings more effective

2019-02-27T10:39:54+00:00

How to transform your meetings Meetings are either the most effective way of unleashing creative energy, or the most frustrating, time-wasting experience ever inflicted upon someone. In fact, more than 11 million business meetings will take place in the US today—if you’re attending or conducting one of them, here’s some ideas on how to make [...]

Hacks to make your meetings more effective2019-02-27T10:39:54+00:00
20 02, 2019

How to leverage conflict rather than be leveled by it

2019-02-20T14:36:38+00:00

Conflict happens, whether we want it to or not When you boil it down, conflict is just when one person’s desires are different from the other person. However, the emotions that conflict evokes can often make situations seem explosive. Most of us have a strong, gut-level reaction to conflict, including fear, avoidance, excitement, or dread. [...]

How to leverage conflict rather than be leveled by it2019-02-20T14:36:38+00:00
14 02, 2019

How to get work done in the interruption economy

2020-02-06T14:31:37+00:00

Everyday interruptions at work can be a key barrier to managing your time effectively and, ultimately, can be a barrier to your success. Because your day only has so many hours in it, a handful of small interruptions can rob you of the time you need to achieve your goals and be successful in your work and [...]

How to get work done in the interruption economy2020-02-06T14:31:37+00:00