Many words and phrases have infiltrated my vocabulary on a daily basis. If you’ve spent time around me, you probably heard me say things like: Squirly #nofilter Oh my hell Granular Zone of genius While all of these words and phrases represent a little piece of my personality and personal culture, one of these has… Read More Zone of Genius
In an IBM survey of more than 1,500 executives, creativity was widely ranked as the number one determinant of business success—above discipline, management, and even vision. Further, another study indicated that 80 percent of executives anticipate increasing complexity in their industry, yet only 49 percent believe their organization will be able to adapt to the change. With this changing landscape, fostering… Read More A Manger’s Guide to Diagnosing a Creativity-Suppressing Environment
Over the last several years we’ve seen the proliferation of the idea of “culture” within a business. As a part of this, companies have focused on creating a culture that is desirable to attract and retain talent. Have you ever wondered if the culture portrayed through social media and other channels reflects reality? Is the… Read More Artifacts of Culture
Juggling a slew of new employees with your existing employees, “Business Norms” and processes can be exciting as much as it is challenging. Recently, as we discussed edits to our website to promote SEO, an eager new team member presented ideas for a complete website redesign. Amidst these progressive changes, our consensus was, “Let’s maintain… Read More Maintaining! Authenticity?