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August 8, 2016

Part 6: 4 Different Perspectives On Culture

Complexity Company culture is much more complex than is often written about. For example, this Forbes article concludes that culture…
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July 25, 2016

Part 5: Culture Is What You Don’t Do. Your Taboos

We’re now at part 5 of our series on company culture. In this article, we continue the exploration of the…
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July 18, 2016

Part 4: Promotions Are The Key To Understanding Status

This is part 4 of our series on understanding company culture. Over the last 2 articles, we’ve looked at four…
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July 10, 2016

Part 3: Culture Creates Rituals

In part 2 of our series of articles on company culture, we explored language as the first cue for reading…
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July 4, 2016

Part 2: Language Reveals Company Culture

Language The First Clue In this article, I’ll begin introducing a framework for observing and understanding company culture, starting with…
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June 26, 2016

Part 1: Rome wasn’t built in a day – neither was your company culture

Company Culture Is Everywhere This is the first in a four-part series of articles on understanding and reading company culture. Part one, below, uses a trip to Rome as an example of the subtlety and complexity of culture. In future…
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April 17, 2016

The Danger Of Being An Accidental Coach

TL;DR? Watch the 1 minute summary below.A tech company CTO, Dinesh, recently asked me whether he should fire a product…
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February 21, 2016

14 Concepts For A New Manager

There are a lot of books and articles about "how to be a manager".  Being an effective manager doesn't have…
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February 20, 2016

Cultivating The 4 Types Of Transparency In Business

We're tackling the topic of transparency within a team or organization.  Part one concluded by arguing that transparency is hard because…
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February 2, 2016

Conversations To Create A KPI

Brad is a Technical Recruiter for a staffing and professional services company. He works in business development and sales, connecting…
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