Culture Tips

I Failed, and I Hope You Do Too

*For those of you who participated in our Online Culture Works Happy Hour on Thursday 7/13/17, you know it didn’t work.  Happy Hour became “Why the heck won't this promo code work?” Hour. And while Read more >

How to Shift Accountability

Accountability is a tough term.  What do you think of when you hear the word?   Perhaps belittling, finger wagging, or being watched?’s first synonym for hold accountable is “place blame for wrongdoing.” Not exactly Read more >

Critical to Your Team’s Culture: Equal Air Time

In researching what makes successful teams, Google’s “Project Aristotle” found psychological safety was key.  A group norm that supports psychological safety is  “equality in distribution of conversational turn-taking.”  Meaning, everyone has more or less equal Read more >

Golden Handcuffs Are Still Handcuffs

With the unemployment rate so low these days – here in Denver we’re down to 2.7% - organizations are getting nervous about losing their top talent.  There’s been an uptick in talk about how to Read more >

Beware: Resting Frog Face

Back when I ran the moving company I installed a small mirror at head height inside my office.  Every time I wanted to leave my office, I would have to confront my reflection. It wasn’t Read more >

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