The Culture Chat: Managing Culture Change as a New CEO
September 14, 2016
In this episode of the Culture Chat, Charlie and Jamie chat with Jeff Morgan, CEO of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), and go deep on how he managed the culture change that comes with coming into an organization as a new CEO charged with turning things around. Listen to this great conversation!
It turns out that the most successful companies today take roughly 1/3 of the time to reach 3 times the size of the most successful companies 20 years ago. That. Is. Growth. Why the trend? We say culture.
Are You Converting Your Engagement Data into Results?
September 5, 2016
There's nothing more frustrating to employees than being asked for their opinion, and then watching you do nothing with the data. So what's the secret to avoiding that trap when it comes to employee engagement? Read on.
If your operating systems - the inner workings of your business, the things that keep the enterprise moving and provide the context for how the work gets done - don't clearly support and complement your cultural aspirations, your culture is at risk.
In this episode, we welcomed Caroline Miller, author of many books including the forthcoming Getting Grit: The Evidence-Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose. Her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success provides a fascinating topic for discussion around how Grit connects with workplace culture. Check it out!
All this talk about Millennials puts us on one of two sides of the argument: 1) "shut the hell up, I can't take it any more" or 2) "yep, makes sense. let's get on that." It turns out that it doesn't really matter what side you're on, because it's not really about the Millennials anyway.
Why We've Got It Wrong About Bringing Our True Selves To Work
August 24, 2016
Authenticity that stops other people doing their best work - that's not the right kind. We want to be authentic for a purpose - to do better work. Only then can we figure out how to actually allow for everyone's true selves to be valued.