company culture

Company Culture Made Simple

2020-02-21T11:53:45-05:00

Establishing a strong company culture can be remarkably simple.  A great culture first starts with creating clarity. When things are clear, it aligns and unifies a team. In essence, it gets everyone rowing in the same direction. Second, a strong culture requires consistency. Consistent practices and predictable patterns of behavior, routines, and systems build trust and cohesion.  Next, adding celebration strengthens a culture. When teams are recognized for their efforts frequently and when they are able to bond together through consistent moments of celebration, it creates a sense of pride and belonging.  Finally, showing charity or helping people [...]

Company Culture Made Simple2020-02-21T11:53:45-05:00

Results-Driven or Relationships-Driven?

2019-10-25T18:08:34-05:00

Are the best company cultures results-driven or relationship-driven? The answer is both! Organizations with healthy company cultures have a superior blend of being both results-driven and relationship-driven. They place an emphasis on building relationships while driving performance. Most organizations struggle with this concept. Most are lopsided and either focus primarily on results or primarily on relationships, making their cultures less effective. I’ve worked with both kinds of organizations. The results-driven organization was full of disgruntled leaders, unhappy customers, and staff who felt burnt out. Though results were achieved, it came with a heavy price tag. As you might [...]

Results-Driven or Relationships-Driven?2019-10-25T18:08:34-05:00

Ep 7. Putting Your Company Culture to the Test

2019-10-24T15:55:43-05:00

This week’s episode is all about putting your decisions, new policies, practices, and systems through a simple test to ensure what you are about to do will help your culture and not unintentionally hurt it! Tim explains this test and shares why it is so important. Applying this simple test to you big decisions is what the best organizations do.   Featured Episodes

Ep 7. Putting Your Company Culture to the Test2019-10-24T15:55:43-05:00

What is Culture?

2019-09-09T13:44:17-05:00

What is culture? If you asked 100 executives, you’d probably get 100 different answers consisting of a wide variety of explanations. Though there may be some debate about what it is or isn’t, here are three basics about organizational culture every leader should know. #1 A Simple Definition A simple definition is culture is the shared beliefs, assumptions, and norms of an organization’s team members. In essence it is the rules people in a group actually live by whether written or not.  #2 Always in Motion A company culture is not static—it is constantly evolving. This means if [...]

What is Culture?2019-09-09T13:44:17-05:00

Is There A Model For Producing A Strong Company Culture?

2019-07-26T20:58:02-05:00

Most organizations and leaders understand that company culture influences business results. Though this is common knowledge, what isn’t well known is how to best manage and shape the company culture to improve results. As with most business functions, models and systems are often developed to help leaders and organizations achieve desired results. These models or systems impact behavior and allow a company to systematically obtain an anticipated outcome. What if there was such a model for shaping and creating a strong company culture? Though effective company cultures come in many different forms, there is a model that leaders or organizations [...]

Is There A Model For Producing A Strong Company Culture?2019-07-26T20:58:02-05:00