The Culture Chat Podcast: How Improvisation Techniques Can Build a "Yes, And" Culture
July 7, 2016
In this episode of the Culture Chat Podcast, we talked to Erin Diehl, founder of Improve It, a corporate team-building workshop company that helps organizations use improvisation to build better, "yes, and" cultures.
Do you work for an association? Just a little reminder that Jamie and I have been busy bees writing a whole yearly series on culture for AssociationSuccess.org! Here's a quick sampler from the last few months.
Do you know how aligned your company is with the Millennial Generation?
June 29, 2016
We have partnered with the online survey company QuestionPro to create a quick and powerful survey you can run with your employees that will give you detailed metrics on how aligned you are with the 4 capacities identified in When Millennials Take Over (digital, clear, fluid, and fast).
The future of work starts right here, right now. Our manifesto is about the future of work in a post-Cluetrain world; an emerging ideology of business where people are at the center of a complex eco-system, as opposed to being boxed into a mechanical one.
Which Parts of Your Culture Are Moving in the Wrong Direction
June 23, 2016
Your culture is complex and has a lot of moving parts. Since most cultures evolved "by default" rather than by design, you end up with very specific elements of your culture that actually distract you from what drives success. When you know your culture's genetic code, you can fix that.
Culture is not about good or bad. It's about who you are and who you could be. And it's an evolution that takes time, intention, and effort. But you have to be willing to put one foot in front of the other. And there are some really simple, tried, and truly tested things to start with.