Articles that discuss company culture

13 07, 2017

How asking the right questions can help smooth out the implementation dip

We’ve worked closely with hundreds of organizations as they’ve implemented our CRM platform, and the implementation dip can be frustrating and even slow down productivity, and that’s concerning—especially since we’re a productivity company. Have you heard of the implementation dip? Let’s try an experiment Pick up a pen or pencil with your dominant hand—for example, [...]

7 07, 2017

What’s the difference between a system and a process?

Business process management is a systematic approach to making an organization's workflow more effective, more efficient, and more capable of adapting to an ever-changing environment. To improve your workflow, you need to know the difference between a system and a process. When’s the last time you took a bus? In most cities, busses are part of [...]

22 12, 2016

Start the new year with a grateful heart

We need to realize that it’s not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy. If wanting a new year of greater abundance is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, you must first acknowledge and appreciate the abundance you already have. Gratitude is what starts the receiving process. If you are thinking about [...]

18 08, 2016

Do you have karkorrhaphiophbia?

Karkorrhaphiophbia is the fear of failure—and who doesn’t have a little of that, am I right? Interestingly enough, the major symptom of karkorrhaphiophbia isn’t actual failure—it’s paralysis. You don’t do anything because you’re afraid you might fail at it. Two gifts Over the years, life will offer you many gifts. Two of the more valuable [...]

29 06, 2016

How does your team answer these five questions?

At your next team meeting, ask these five important questions: Can we speak up and take risks without feeling insecure or embarrassed? Can we count on each other to do high-quality work on time? Are goals, roles, and execution plans on our time clear? Are we working on something that is personally important for each [...]

8 06, 2016

How do you get the most from your training program?

It was a great training session! Packed with important information about the new program at work. The trainer was an expert and kept the group focused and, on occasion, laughing. Everyone was anxious to get to work. Except… over the next few days it was harder and harder to figure out how to implement the [...]

25 05, 2016

60 seconds with Tamara Bunte…

Why did you choose to become a productivity expert? I’ve always been fascinated by why some people achieve extraordinary levels of success and yet others struggle. I wanted to know what separates success from mediocrity, abundance from scarcity, and happiness from depression. What was it that made some people rise above challenges and others hide [...]

18 05, 2016

When’s the best time to get a coach?

Short answer: before it’s too late! If things are basically good—but you know they could be better—you’re ready for a coach. Many people work with a coach because they know they’re ready for more and want to reach full potential as soon as possible. Bob Nardelli, CEO of Home Depot said, “I absolutely believe that [...]