A March 2015 Forbes article cited "company culture" as the hottest topic in business today. In a recent survey of 3,300 executives from 106 countries, top managers said culture is the most important issue they face - more important than leadership, workforce capability, performance management, or anything else.*Read more
Dr. Natalie Baumgartner dives headfirst into the science of Culture AlignmentRead more
employee engagement infographic - An infographic by the team at Dale Carnegie Training Employee Engagement InfographicRead more
What's the number one predictor that a new hire will be a successful employee?
They’re a great culture fit with their manager, team and the company.
The hardest part about hiring is predicting whether candidate will fit your culture.
If you want to hire for culture fit, you need to arm yourself with some interview questions designed to reveal whether or not a candidate will be a good fit with their prospective manager, team and company. There are three steps to ensure you get it right.Read more
Ever wonder what successful entrepreneurs value when it comes to how they like to work?Read more
You don't need a PhD, or a fortune in venture funding to build a solid Organizational Culture. In this infographic you'll learn The 4 Truths about Culture and The 5 Steps necessary to building the best culture for your unique organization.Read more
Mergers are hard work. That’s why as many as 83% of mergers fail. Many times there exists a “my way or the highway” mentality and since companies are often acquired for their customers, technology, or both, people are left as an afterthought.
How do we set ourselves up for success in this new environment? I’ve been through the process a few times and in my experience your best bet for success is echoed by Ben Horowitz when he says “take care of the people, the products, and then the profits- in that order.” Keeping that mantra in mind, I've boiled it down to 3 bullets to serve as guideposts on the people road.Read more