How a Retreat Helped NBOA Focus on Culture in a New Way
What is it that happens when colleagues leave their everyday workplace and travel to a completely different setting to conduct their work? Find out in this guest post by a WorkXO client, the National Business Officers Association.
This post is the text of an email a friend of ours sent to Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines. It was so great we asked her if we could share it here. If you are listening, Mr Munoz, we think you should take a look at what we do here at WorkXO. We know that the culture analytics we provide can help - because it's not just about a change effort. It's actually about preserving and protecting some things that matter, and knowing when and how to shift the rest.
The Culture Chat: How Carfax Builds a Winning Team Culture
This episode is all about creating a Winning Team Culture, as CARFAX's VP of Human Resources, Adrienne Webster, shared with us. And their formula's super interesting - combining being goal oriented, encouraging independent thinkers, wisdom of the crowds, and the 3 C's (collaborative, creative, and competitive) - listen to the conversation for the details!
It's time we start facing some truths about the bellwether workforce measure of employee engagement - what it stands for, what it tells us, and what it's doing...or not...to our elusive pursuit of a better workplace.
Your Perfect Culture Is Not Out There--It's In Here
I know you want a best practice; I know you want the formula for a "high performance" culture. And you can certainly learn a lot by looking outward, but the true power of the perfect culture for you can only be unlocked within.
We preach the benefits of getting and staying intentional about culture. Getting intentional means - among other things - paying attention. We just learned something from a highly-successful marketing and branding firm about what paying attention can really look like. And we were stunned.