How to Establish Values on a Small Team

Developing your corporate values early in your company’s history can have a lasting and positive effect on your organization and its culture, and it’s easier to do when your team is small. After all, it’s much easier to steer a four-person speedboat than a 2,000-person cruise ship. Once your team grows larger, it may be challenging to reach consensus around what your values should be.

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Use This Equation to Determine, Diagnose, and Repair Trust

Anne Raimondi was stumped. Two people she managed weren’t getting along, and it was really impacting progress. In her private conversations with each of them, they had the same goals and wanted the same things. But in the room together, they’d disagree on everything. They’d quibble over the smallest things, avoid spending time together, and jump to assuming the worst about each other, even though they were ultimately on the same team.

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Experiencing Organizational Change? Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes…

For any business, change is inevitable. Organizations that do not adapt to the circumstances of their industry may eventually fall to the wayside—joining the likes of Blockbuster and Radio Shack.

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Ten Keys To Launching An Agile Transformation In A Large Firm

As Agile eats the world, many organizations are faced with the prospect of an Agile transformation. This is a major challenge—one that will involve deep change over many years. If the organization has been traditionally managed, it will include radical shifts in attitudes, values, mindsets, ways of thinking and ways of interacting with the world, in effect a change in organizational culture.

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How To Build A Work Culture That Appeals To All Generations, From Millennials, To Gen Z And Beyond

“People picked on my generation. People picked on my fathers’ generation. People are picking on this generation, and I think it’s wrong,” says Scott McGohan, CEO at McGohan Brabender, a company that provides employee benefit consulting, compliance, and health risk management.

“We have to understand technology and communication paths that are going to be attractive [across generations], but to pretend that they’re going to think differently than a lot of us—I think it’s immature,” says Scott.

“ Stop trying to figure out generations. If you just care about people, you’ll be fine ,” he says. “When we just lead with our heart, in my opinion, we win every time.”

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