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Post date: November 7, 2019
I recently had an opportunity to participate in an event along with several academic thought leaders and researchers from the University of California, Berkeley. We covered many deep and important issues—too many to cover in a blog post. But, I wanted to share with you some of my top-level...
Post date: March 20, 2019
John Reid-Dodick helped the WeWork culture thrive as it scaled five-fold into new markets across the globe. Now he works to help enterprises and entrepreneurs build and evolve great cultures. Here is a sneak peek at his innovation lab on “How to Operationalize Culture: Lessons from the WeWork...
Post date: June 18, 2020
Many organizations have plans going well into the future with strategic goals spanning five to 15 years. Corporate strategy is a pattern of decisions and plans which are directed at interacting with the external and internal environment and effectively and efficiently allocating capabilities to...
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: 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: January 14, 2020
In the workplace, asking for help can mean the difference between success and failure. This isn’t anecdotal—in fact, research has revealed a number of proven benefits, such as:  Higher job performance and satisfaction. New-hire success.  Finding jobs—or talent for job openings.  Creativity and...
Post date: November 8, 2018
Your culture is something other companies can try to replicate, but will always be uniquely yours. It was formed over time and has hopefully grown into a strategic advantage. When you bring on a new leader, it’s important they understand not only where you’re headed, but also how your culture will...
Post date: July 16, 2020
Managers and leaders who deliver authority without warmth often tend to devolve into authoritarianism, expecting high performance of employees or teams for no other reason than it has been demanded of them. Effective leaders are authoritative, not authoritarian. With the latter, teams perform their...
Post date: December 10, 2019
Amazon, as an organization, is committed to building a Forever Day-1 culture that works to combine the size and scale advantages of a big company, the speed and agility of a startup, and the continuous upgrade of organizational capabilities. From the day he launched his new venture, Jeff Bezos has...
Post date: November 1, 2018
HR executives have seen it all—talented and engaged bosses and team members, toxic bosses and team members, and everything in between. You have observed that leaders do not have a neutral impact for very long. Either bosses have a positive impact on performance and values (how people treat each...