Posts About Company Culture

How to Optimize Your Employee Lifecycle

Turnover is inevitable. Every person you hire will eventually leave your organization. Whether employees leave for more enticing positions, move away, become full-time family caretakers, or retire after decades of priceless contributions, no one will be with you forever.

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By Johnny Duncan on September 20, 2017

How to Boost Employee Morale and Experience Its Many Benefits

The benefits of attaining a high level of employee morale are phenomenal; luckily, building morale isn't as difficult as some believe.

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By Johnny Duncan on September 06, 2017

How to Evolve beyond Your Old Open Door Policy

Do you have a minute?

Institutional barriers to effective workplace communication, while relatively easy to identify, are certainly hard to disassemble and take out of practice.

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By Johnny Duncan on August 23, 2017

How to Proactively Build a Strong, Engaging Culture

Company culture and the employee experience are not easy to get right, so it can be tempting to address them in a reactive way:

  • “Are employees asking for this?”
  • “Is this a priority right now?”
  • “Employees will tell us when something is wrong.”
  • “We have an open door policy.”
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By Emily Ciavolino on June 14, 2017

10 Simple Ways to Keep Remote Workers Engaged and Motivated

Although sometimes dismissed as another modern perk designed to attract talent, remote working arrangements don't just benefit employees. A solid remote work program's potential for cost savings position it uniquely as a win-win, both for employees and the organizations they work for.

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By Johnny Duncan on May 31, 2017

How to Foster Talent through a Growth Mindset and Grit

Although individuals may have different starting points in sports, medicine, or most any other pursuit, talent has a lot more to do with persistence and adaptability. Failing to account for that in an organizational setting can be highly problematic.

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By Jessica Collins on May 17, 2017

How to Stop Silencing Employees by Mistake

Employee voice is crucial for high performance and innovation, yet leaders continue to silence and disengage their employees unknowingly.

Bubbles form around management that reinforce beliefs that their communication is sufficient, yet modern research suggests otherwise.

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By Jessica Collins on January 18, 2017

One Acre Fund's Allison Bream: Scaling Teams across the Globe

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Allie Bream from One Acre Fund.

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By George Dickson on November 02, 2016

The Leadership Skills List You Need to Be a Better Coworker

Leadership isn't easy, and it's not something you're born with.

Counter to the common business mythology, most "born leaders" actually developed their skills through their life's experiences and interactions.

Even virtuosos study and practice their craft.

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By George Dickson on October 05, 2016

How to Make a Work Anniversary Meaningful

Many organizations miss the point  and the benefits  of work anniversaries entirely.

Each year with a great employee on the team is an achievement that should be celebrated, but you can forget about handing out a plaque, a postcard, or a paperweight if you want it to be meaningful.

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By George Dickson on September 28, 2016

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