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Secrets and Whispers: No Way to Build a Healthy Company Culture

Jennifer V. Miller | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology
Jennifer V. Miller

These products present three leadership challenges, all stemming from the apps' problematic foundation: How do you create a thriving organization when the product itself runs counter to creating a positive and healthy workplace environment?

Bringing Joy and Fun to Your Company Culture

Karin Volo | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

Did you know the average 4-year-old laughs 300 times a day, and for the average 40-year-old it might be four times? Amazing companies are bringing the...

The Singularity of Organization Is Influence

Stephanie Michele | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Stephanie Michele

Generating, moderating and channeling influence has become the most important thing that any company can invest in, so why aren't more doing it?

Bring #LoveWeek to Your Company!

Karin Volo | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

MindValley is a progressive personal development company based in Malaysia. It is also one of the Most Amazing Company models that we featured in our newly released best selling book on employee engagement called Engage!

Why You Should Make Your Next Company Event a Family Affair

Louis Efron | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Louis Efron

The best form of engagement is still simple: showing you care for your employees and their loved ones. This is why I have always made a practice of inviting spouses, girlfriends, boyfriends, and children to my company events.

Best Places to Work: (Your Company Here)

Posted 12.11.2013 | Business

It's no coincidence that the same qualities that make your company a great place to work can also help you grow your business. Think about it: A great...

Why Corporate Retreats Need to Make a Comeback

John Rampton | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business
John Rampton

Corporate retreats have transformed to perform a vital service for businesses that ultimately generates more revenue without the wastefulness of past generations.

4 Ways To Create An Irresistible Office Culture

Yaniv Masjedi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Yaniv Masjedi

My firm enjoys experimenting with culture-related activities and likes to keep it light and fun around the office. We hire for cultural fit and attitude and our dedication to keeping our employees happy has paid dividends in our bottom line success.

Jenn Lim Talks Meaningful Workplace Culture Sharing for Distributed Teams

Jason King | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Jason King

There has been no shortage of web ink dedicated lately to the topic of teams having their work from home agreements limited or terminated, Yahoo! being most notable among these. But what if geographical distribution of your team is necessary for effective functioning of your business?

10 Ways To Add Culture - Cheaply

Kristina Wilson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Small Business
Kristina Wilson

From free lunches of Krispy Kreme bacon cheese burgers and ping pong tables to "20% time" and free childcare, companies are in a race to snag the best talent with amazing and over the top cultures. Unfortunately, as a small business, resources are typically scarce leading owners to believe that culture is not something they can afford.

Company Culture Is Yours to Set, Consider it Wisely

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

It is important for all entrepreneurs to know that you have one chance to set the culture for your company, and it is at the very beginning.

Busting the Myth on Company Culture

David Hassell | Posted 09.30.2013 | Small Business
David Hassell

Great culture and high performance go hand-in-hand. The bottom line is that when you create a great environment for your employees and your value and mission align with your team, they'll love you, stick around, and have the motivation to work harder and smarter.

WATCH: Susan And Lee McIntire On Sustainability And Balance

Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living

What does sustainability have to do with success? Everything, according to Lee McIntire, CEO and Chairman of CH2M HILL, the country's largest engi...

10 Lessons Big Employers Can Learn From Startups

Heather Huhman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Startups are leading the way in creating great work environments. By following a few lessons from startups, large employers will be able to meet the needs of their employees and provide a rewarding work experience.

Don't Create an Employer Brand - Create a Culture Brand

Kes Thygesen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
Kes Thygesen

In a poll of 4,500 job seekers by CareerBuilder and Inavero, job seekers reported that when researching a company for a job, they most frequently run a Google search, read recent news about the company online, check the company's Facebook presence and follow them on Twitter.

School's Out Forever: Hiring the Best New Grads

Josh Tolan | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Josh Tolan

College students all over the country are turning the tassel on their graduation caps this month and entering the job search. This can mean great things for your company, as top-notch entry-level talent is flooding the job market.

6 Career Fair Tips to Find the Best Interns

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Career fairs can be great places to connect with the talent of the future. By following some of these tips, you'll be able to uncover the very best intern candidates.

Culture Shock -- Why Businesses Must Be Open to Cultural Evolution

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.01.2013 | Business
Gil Laroya

Workers today are smarter, more flexible, more thoughtful and more creative. Corporations need to leverage these traits, not cover them up with mindless surveys and questionnaires.

Bridging the Gap: Enrolling Employees Into Your Company Culture

Nick Friedman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Small Business
Nick Friedman

You've worked hard to create a solid company culture. But without incorporating, and even more importantly, enrolling your employees into this culture, its benefits to the success of your business are moot.

Dispelling Three Leading Myths that Can Impede a Strategic Work Model

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business
Allison O'Kelly

The benefits of flexibility to employees translate into strong, measurable positive outcomes for companies. They go hand in hand, and as attracting skilled workers and professionals in general becomes more of a challenge, organizations that offer progressive workplace programs will remain highly competitive.

America's Innovative Companies Are Going Flat

Zev Gotkin | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Zev Gotkin

The top-heavy hierarchy is so ingrained in the American psyche that doing things differently means changing the way people think about work.

The Secrets to a Healthy Company Culture (Hint: Get It Right From the Start)

Chelsea Brownridge | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact
Chelsea Brownridge

Startups are in the perfect position to reap all of the benefits of a strong organization culture. The early days of a company's life are the most important time to find your team culture.

5 Key Questions to Gauge the Culture in Your Startup

Marty Zwilling | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

There is no ultimate right or wrong in a culture, but there are attributes that will be right or wrong for you, or your investors.

5 Hiring Lessons From Apple and the iPhone 5

Josh Tolan | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business
Josh Tolan

When looking for advice on how to update your hiring methods to find great candidates, move your company forward, and cut down on unemployment, there isn't a much better example than Apple.

OH BEEEHAAAVE! Winning the Talent War and Keeping Customers Extremely Happy

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.05.2012 | Business
Julie Kantor

Austin Powers didn't just make us laugh, he had a good point for America's employers. We need to behave much more to increase employee and customer loyalty. We have to out-behave the competition!