Company Culture

Mission to Mars: How to Define Core Purpose, Values and Behaviors to Unlock Performance

The Mission to Mars process is a powerful process that allows leaders to create absolute clarity and alignment for their organization and teams on these points: the company’s core Purpose: “Why we exist”; the Values they stand for; and Behaviors associated with each value that demonstrate it’s being lived. This combination of Purpose, Values and Behaviors creates a “North … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Establish Your Small Business as a Great Place to Work

As a business grows, in terms of physical location, number of workers, or profit earned, it can be difficult to maintain personal and meaningful connections with each of your employees. The daily operations of business tend to become less personal and more business-centric as your company increases in scale. If you take these 5 steps towards establishing your small business … [Read more...]

The 3 Secrets to Building an All-Star Start-Up Team

While having a unique and strong business idea is one half of the job, the other is gathering the best possible start-up team that you can. There is, of course, a variety of reasons behind this, one of them being the fact that, while investors want to know what original concepts you have to bring to the table, they also want to see what kind of team you have put together and … [Read more...]

The Most Effective Ways Upper Level Executives Solve Problems

For many people, it can seem that the larger a business gets, the larger the problems get. This may be because once a company becomes national or international, there's so much more at risk when problems develop. Because of that, many people in upper management at these large companies need to have a way to solve problems quickly and effectively. With that in mind, there are a … [Read more...]

How and Why to Monitor Workplace Abuse

If you are thinking about implementing a policy for drugs and alcohol in your workplace, there are a few considerations that need to be worked through before you introduce it. Drug and alcohol abuse by employees can cause quite expensive issues for businesses that range from lost productivity to injuries and to a rise in claims for health insurance. Drugs and drinking among … [Read more...]

Be Like Apple: 11 Steps to Build a Cult-Like Company Culture

Apple became the first trillion-dollar company in August of 2018. One reason for its success is the cult-like status it has achieved among its devoted customers. Another reason is the secretive, demanding and highly productive work culture that Steve Jobs created. Other incredibly successful companies have managed to build a cult-like following among their employees and … [Read more...]

9 Techniques to Keep Your Best Employees from Quitting

Professional employees are an asset for every company. Those people make your business flourish by carrying out high-quality work. However, as more and more opportunities arise on the job market, it’s become easy to have your best employee lured away by competitors. Keeping good employees from leaving the company is simple when you have a flexible mindset and know how to manage … [Read more...]

Fighting Harassment in the Workplace

Many people, including both celebrities and private individuals, are now speaking out about sexual harassment. As victims file cases, offenders are facing serious consequences and hefty fines. Just because there are no complaints made at your office doesn’t mean it’s free from harassment. Often, employees don't speak up about the harassment they experience they experience or … [Read more...]