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What Does Team Mean?

May 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on What Does Team Mean?

Just recently I had someone share the idea of being team as compared to being part of a team. We didn’t have time to talk further, and yet when they said it, I was taken Read more >

Better Communication: Just Three

June 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Better Communication: Just Three

When in doubt of how many, lean on three.  Why?  Simple--three is doable, memorable and meaningful.  More than three and overwhelm and numbing follow.  Three is thoughtful.  You have to evaluate and select what’s most Read more >

Culture Forcefields

Why Nice Teams Finish Last

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Why Nice Teams Finish Last

My brother-in-law recently got a job in retail sales of satellite TV.  Here’s a psychological trick he was taught – ask the nice young couple who has stepped into the big box store to follow Read more >

Critical to Your Team’s Culture: Equal Air Time

July 5th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 >

The Ice Bucket Challenge For Your Organization

June 23rd, 2015|Comments Off on The Ice Bucket Challenge For Your Organization

Last week I heard of a company that did something truly brilliant. One of their team members was headed in for open-heart surgery. The company bought everyone Fitbits and for every 1 million steps in Read more >

Culture Belonging

Culture Hack: Increase Your Team’s Morale in 90 Seconds

March 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Culture Hack: Increase Your Team’s Morale in 90 Seconds

Morale informs your team’s confidence, enthusiasm and discipline.  Morale is the energetic context within which they get the work done. Let’s say you look around your office and it’s feeling a bit sluggish, meh or Read more >

Administer Culture

Universal Mind: Palpable Pride & Their NO list

March 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Universal Mind: Palpable Pride & Their NO list

We are excited to announce that Universal Mind is a Choose People Certified Company!  Today we want to highlight just a couple aspects that make Universal Mind’s culture extraordinary. First, the employees of Universal Mind Read more >

SpatialKey: What it takes to be the best

February 11th, 2016|Comments Off on SpatialKey: What it takes to be the best

We are excited to announce that SpatialKey is not only a Choose People Certified Company – but the highest scoring organization we’ve had to date! SpatialKey is a computer software company known for transforming data Read more >

Check Out My TED Talk

August 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Check Out My TED Talk

"What is the glue that holds a good team together -- or the poison that can kill the golden goose? In this insightful, funny talk, workplace culture expert Kris Boesch gives us a first-person look Read more >

Culture Change

Address Work Apathy: Create Goosebumps

April 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Address Work Apathy: Create Goosebumps

Work apathy, resignation and overall numbness are rampant.  This is why so many people are “weekend warriors” or simply “sucking it up” to survive until their next vacation.  It’s heartbreaking.  And preventable. Once again Read more >

Choose Inspiration Over Motivation

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Choose Inspiration Over Motivation

Motivation is lighting a fire under you, while inspiration is lighting a fire within you. Consider these insights from three great thought leaders on motivation and inspiration: “Inspiration is a driving force, while motivation is Read more >

Integrating Cultures

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How to Launch a Successful Culture Council

June 19th, 2020|Comments Off on How to Launch a Successful Culture Council

What is a Culture Council A Culture Council is an empowered group of committed team members from across the organization that advises leadership with curated recommendations to improve workplace culture. Read more >

How do you create a Lovemark?

December 9th, 2010|0 Comments

Ed Goodman, Chief Experience Officer of Spiral Experiences shared with me today the term "Lovemark" - where customers say "I love that company/that product/that service." Part of creating a true blue Lovemark - not just a "brand" Read more >

Culture Identity

9 Ways to Spark Your Culture Today

September 9th, 2019|Comments Off on 9 Ways to Spark Your Culture Today

  While it does take intentionality, it doesn’t take much to have one of your team workers know you care – to have them have the experience of being known, matter and included… “If Read more >

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Six Steps to *KonMari Your Workplace Culture

May 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Six Steps to *KonMari Your Workplace Culture

An extraordinary culture is a culture that brings joy. A culture that brings joy has smart, simple, clean clarity. Clarity of purpose. Clarity of direction. Clarity of agreements. Clarity of expectations. Clarity of strategy, Read more >

Culture – Music to Your Ears? How to Reframe the Refrain

January 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Culture – Music to Your Ears? How to Reframe the Refrain

Culture consists of collective, coordinated choices - creating maddening mayhem or productive, pride-filled joy.  Your culture’s music rises from the efforts composed by individual influencers of your concerted team.  When you close your eyes, do Read more >

Culture Assessment

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