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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...
Post date: January 23, 2020
Organizational development expert Edgar Schein describes organizational culture as a pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught...
Post date: February 11, 2020
Anese Cavanaugh is on a mission to help leaders cultivate team health, maximize impact and optimize culture through intention, energy and presence (IEP).  Author of Contagious Culture and The Leader You Will Be, she is now focusing on the inner life of leaders in her book, Contagious You. Here she...
Post date: September 19, 2019
High-trust organizations generally perform better over time than their low-trust counterparts. They’re innovative. These organizations tend to have more pleasant workplaces than low-trust organizations. In fact, low-trust organizations tend to damage the lives and health of those condemned to labor...
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: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
Post date: October 18, 2018
Do you filter résumés based on the level of degree, years of experience, or geography? Have you created an interview template to ensure consistency around one or two theories of good interviewing? Do you use a personality profile to predict future success? When you’re making a new hire, more often...
Post date: June 11, 2020
Workplaces across the U.S. have undergone a total restructuring at a scale and speed that has never occurred in history. Offices have emptied, and a vast number of organizations have become remote operations. The rapid change has left many employers scrambling to assemble the technical...
Post date: April 4, 2019
The sales department is in Shanghai, the manufacturing plant in Mumbai, leadership in London, and accounting in Abu Dhabi, yet everyone works for the same company. Today, it’s not uncommon for an organization to have offices all over the globe, spanning continents and languages. For these...
Post date: November 29, 2018
What does it mean when “culture” is a part of your job title or role description? Can one person (or even a whole functional area) alone be totally in charge of and wield its power?  Culture is not about amenities, employee appreciation days, company picnics, or community service events. It is “a...