Company Culture

How the Innovation Game Has Changed

Innovation isn’t working. At least, the old style of innovation isn’t. It can’t be – look at the number of established, iconic brands that have fallen foul of disruption over the past few years. These companies didn’t stop innovating – at least not in their eyes. Kodak, for example, had an entire digital division years before the smartphone came along. So, what went wrong? … [Read more...]

Your Culture Is Perfect. Until it’s Not.

In this era of massive disruption, a naïve approach to culture is something you can’t afford. “No CEO will ever get fired for being ignorant about their own culture,” my friend and colleague Paul provocatively likes to say. CEOs do get fired for lots of things, but rarely is culture one of them. This is because by the time they and their boards realize their strategies are … [Read more...]

How to Increase Productivity at Your Business Office

When you're running your own business with a full staff, productivity is paramount. If your employees aren't producing results, this will directly impact the company's ability to remain in business. To avoid a catastrophic failure, get creative about the ways you work on increasing productivity within the workplace with the following tips. Start with the Hiring … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Develop a Continuous Learning Culture in the Workplace

If you're reading this article, you probably already know that company culture plays a tremendous role in employee productivity and job satisfaction. This means that learning as a feature of company culture can be a significant contributor to creating a pleasant workplace. The thing is, there are two main things the current workforce is looking for: flexibility and growth … [Read more...]

How Social Distancing Highlights the Power of Blendification® in Your Business

The world is getting smaller. In 1966, Walt Disney unveiled “It’s a Small World,” a now classic ride, and the phrase has been used ever since to highlight how the world keeps getting closer together. Even before this, the idea of “six degrees of separation” surfaced in 1929 and was popularized by a film by the same name in 1993. That was before the internet! The internet, … [Read more...]

The Importance of Building a Strong Company Culture

Companies and company leaders often take a passive approach to company culture. In many cases, they figure it's not something they can control or that they need to control. This is why, when it comes to company culture, most companies have a can't-do attitude about it. Organizational culture has always been influential, but today, it's becoming more than just another … [Read more...]

How to Set Your Company Apart From Your Competitors

One of the most difficult things to do as a company is to stand out against your competitors, but it’s important that you do. If you wish to build trust from your clients and increase sales, as well as use lead generation services, you can become unique in a business environment with the guidance of these few steps. Let’s take a closer look at how you can set your company apart … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Finding Employees That Fit Your Company Culture

Recruiting is one of the most important processes of your business because, like it or not, employees can often make or break a company. After all, they do play a major role in driving your business’s success and are usually the main touchpoint for your customers. Regardless of the position, including whether they are on-site or working remotely, you want to ensure that your … [Read more...]

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...]