I haven’t done a Friday Quote in a while, and today I’m drawing from an ebook that I wrote (gasp) six years ago, on Generational Diversity. I’ve been thinking a lot about generations lately. I’m wondering if it’s time to elevate our conversation about that topic. I think the book I wrote did a good […] http://dlvr.it/4SMBwv
Maddie and I had the great privilege of presenting today at ASAE’s Technology Conference with Tom Hood, the CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs. Tom’s a CEO who has fully embraced social media, and is super smart to boot. Here are the slides from our presentation: Lead Your Way to a Social Organization from […] http://dlvr.it/4S6gZ0
Conventional wisdom says it is. Heck, I kind of agree. This is why we pay people the big bucks, right? They have to make the tough strategic calls that make or break an organization. While that certainly makes sense, there seems to be a downside, given the research I just read done by Mike Tobias […] http://dlvr.it/4RGYss
Today’s leader should take heed of the ultimate leadership tip, part of a generational trend that cannot be ignored.
Although I can’t say that culture change is easy, there is a certain simplicity to the basic structure of the process: Figure out what your ideal culture is Honestly assess where your culture currently is. Close the gap. When it comes to that second step–assessing your culture–your options are practically limitless. Just ask google. You’ll […] http://dlvr.it/4QwLqp
A lot of organizations talk about culture, but not as many actually create cultures that actually drive results. The reason for this gap frequently boils down to one word: Clarity. Because “culture” is a fairly broad and messy concept, we are generally content to keep the conversation about it broad and messy. We say we […] http://dlvr.it/4NgBsX
How do you turn a positive vibe into a sustained organizational culture? Here’s a look at how Fitness Australia put its values into action.
I’ve recently come across another battery of articles full of fist-shaking at performance reviews. Microsoft just dumped its “forced ranking” policy, although apparently Yahoo just added it, and Ad…
I am excited to announce the release of my second ebook, Culture that Works: How Getting Serious About Culture Unlocks New Performance. My intention with this book is to make culture (and culture change) something that is accessible to everyone. From the book description online: Many of us are envious of the cool organizational cultures […] http://dlvr.it/4Mch6n
I’ve recently come across another battery of articles full of fist-shaking at performance reviews. Microsoft just dumped its “forced ranking” policy, although apparently Yahoo just added it, and Adobe has gotten rid of performance reviews altogether! Oh, and they saved 80,000 hours of work annually in the process. How is it possible that we have […] http://dlvr.it/4M7bZp