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Corporate Culture

Change Your Culture - Change Your Results!

Randy Pennington | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

The culture always wins. It doesn't matter if you are a company that wants to move to the next level of performance or a community that wants to trans...

They Got Fired! Would Mentoring Have Saved Them?

Julie Kantor | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

We scoured through the comments and there were interesting debates on corporate culture, etiquette, and who was the party to blame. But we realized that bottom line, our Millennial and Generation Z workforce are coming to us to learn and be mentored so we want to equip you with 8 recommendations on being an effective mentor:

How To Give Negative Feedback To Your Boss: Four Gates Of Communication

Michael S Solomon | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

Giving negative feedback to your boss is a delicate art. We all feel the need to give feedback to a superior now and again, but many of us shy away from it because we don't want to rock the boat.

3 Life-Changing Reasons To Kick The Gossip Habit

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

It's so easy to get caught in an enticing yet unkind conversation about someone else. But if you've ever been the target of gossip, as I have been, you know how painful it is. No matter how we excuse it, talking behind another's back is a harmful habit. My definition of gossip is simple:

What Gets Lost On The Path To Purpose

Alex Thompson | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Alex Thompson

To put purpose first, you have to be prepared to make short-term sacrifices for long-term gain. I believe the world needs more business leaders with t...

Why Corporate Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

A few years ago during a Bluedrop board meeting, I remember one of our directors at the time, Lecia Stewart, injecting some philosophy during an analytic discussion. She warned us to consider a truism based on the ideas of Peter Drucker -- "culture eats strategy for breakfast."

We Encourage What We Tolerate

Colleen Sargeant James | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Colleen Sargeant James

Not too long ago, I happened to run into that former manager. I could have "hid" or ignored her, and believe me, it was a thought when I remembered how awful she'd made me feel. But instead, I walked up and thanked her.

The Difference Between Want And Need

Peter Aceto | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

The most dreaded question anyone can ask me is "What are your long-term goals?" Because I don't know what my personal longterm goals are. I don't have a clue. I have a family and I want us to be together, to be happy and healthy. I'd also like to retire at some point.

5 Signs The Corporate World Is Finally Ditching The ‘Sleep When I’m Dead’ Mentality

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 04.26.2017 | Healthy Living

“You can sleep when you’re dead.” You’ve heard the mantra before. You’ve likely even fallen victim to it in your professional or academic l...

Is Passion Really What We Need to Succeed?

Randy Pennington | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Randy Pennington

If you want to succeed, you have to be passionate about your work. It has to be true. Motivational speakers around the globe say so. The prestigious ...

The Earth Manifesto -- A Collective Vision For The Future

Karin Volo | Posted 05.21.2017 | Impact
Karin Volo

We, the people, have a shared vision and intention for our beautiful planet....

Corporate Leadership Through Change

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 05.19.2017 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

Change interferes with autonomy and can make people feel that they've lost control over their territory and power. It also creates excess uncertainty. If change feels extremely uncertain, then people will reject it.

Tired of Office Politics? Stop Doin' the Trumpty Dance.

Joe Burton | Posted 05.19.2017 | Business
Joe Burton

All right. Stop whatcha doin' cause I'm about to ruin the image and the style that ya used to. Remember the ridiculous old rap classic "The Humpty Da...

How to Be a New York City Corporate

Sally Flower | Posted 05.19.2017 | New York
Sally Flower

There are not many characteristics you need to learn to be a New York Corporate. Some are relatively easy to master others will take practice.

Cultivating the Culture of an Emerging Unicorn

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 05.18.2017 | Business
Nicholas Marlin

It's been almost a year since I joined the Loot Crate team, and I'm grateful to report that I genuinely love coming to work. The mix of aggressive goa...

Leading Without a Common Why

Randy Pennington | Posted 05.17.2017 | Business
Randy Pennington

You've heard it for years--a clear, compelling, and shared purpose is the driving force for building and sustaining a high-performing organization. It...

What Does Your Company Culture Code Reveal?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 05.13.2017 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Photo Credit: Pexels CC0 License Have you figured out the culture code in your company? I mean really... do you know what it is and why it's importan...

Cultural Creatives Are Changing The World

Karin Volo | Posted 05.07.2017 | Business
Karin Volo

There is a shift happening in terms of understanding your market. Instead of focusing on demographics and traditional marketing means, an emerging tre...

How Remote Work Will be the Future of Innovation

Alvin Chia | Posted 05.08.2017 | Business
Alvin Chia

Once upon a time, the words "work at home" made it sound like you were one step away from being let go. Now, it's what all the cool kids do. Around th...

3 Keys to Engaging Your Employees with Trust

Karin Volo | Posted 05.07.2017 | Business
Karin Volo

What employees may not have realized is that job security comes from within oneself. If you are passionate about your work and bring value to the market, you can find ways to make an income from it. On top of that, our world is changing rapidly with technology, eliminating the necessity for having to spend forty hours tied to a desk.

How to Develop a Company Culture of Feedback?

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 05.06.2017 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

When we talk about developing a company culture of feedback, we have to differentiate between feedback and criticism. The main difference between the ...

Three Reasons Your Culture May Be Struggling

Randy Pennington | Posted 05.04.2017 | Business
Randy Pennington

So why is the culture you want for your organization struggling to take root and grow? The answer could lie in one or all of the following three areas.

Work Needs To Be A Little More Playful And Fun

Dan Pontefract | Posted 05.02.2017 | Business
Dan Pontefract

Can we truly be 'happy' at work? Let's harken back to the days when we were children for a moment. Do you remember the sheer joy and utter pleasur...

Speaking Up (Not Down): Why Innovation Cultures Can't Afford Your Silence or Negativity

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 04.26.2017 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

The old children's fairy tale about the emperor's new clothes still conveys a powerful message - including for adults in the workplace. For those of y...

Encouraging a Creative Company Culture

Diane Gottsman | Posted 04.22.2017 | Business
Diane Gottsman

The time and energy you put into strengthening company morale will prove to be a wise investment. The rewards are numerous and evident in happier employees who are excited to do their best.