Category: Business culture

Bridging the Gap between What Is Happening on the Frontlines and You

As your career progresses and you start to manage people, a phenomenon will occur. You will become more distant from the frontlines, the place where the majority of operations are occurring. It will happen naturally, as others will be involved in the day-to-day, and you will supervise and work on the company’s strategy.

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How Not to Lose Your Culture

When you are growing, making sure you maintain your culture – who you are – is important because your culture is the root of your success.

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Building a Culture and What to Consider for Your Business

First, a disclaimer: I am not an expert at building company cultures. I have, however, experimented a lot over the span of a decade. Here are some things that have worked for us, others that haven’t, as well as other promising initiatives.

Finding the people that match your mission and values is the centerpiece of a great work culture. Every company stands for different things, and before anything, you need to know who you are. Unfortunately, if you are starting, you may not be entirely sure yet. You may have some idea, but you may not be clear of what it will look like in real life. You may have also inherited someone else’s culture, which may not match your vision of what you want to see in your company.

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