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Thoughts On Culture, Engagement, & Business Performance

November 24, 2015

When Turnover is F!@#ING Awesome

Employee turnover can be a great thing

Turnover provides a fresh opportunity to make best fit hires who perform and strengthen their teams.

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November 17, 2015

The 5 Real Reasons Business Leaders Fail at Culture Management

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.*

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November 16, 2015

What is Culture Fit?

Dr. Natalie Baumgartner dives headfirst into the science of Culture Alignment

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November 10, 2015

Disengaged Employees Cost Millions

employee engagement infographic - An infographic by the team at Dale Carnegie Training Employee Engagement Infographic

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October 21, 2015

Make sure your next hire fits your culture

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.

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September 28, 2015

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?

Ever wonder what successful entrepreneurs value when it comes to how they like to work? 

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September 09, 2015

Want to create a high performing culture? Learn how in less than a minute.

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.

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August 09, 2015

Hiring is Hard. Here’s Proof.

Dr. John Sullivan’s latest post at ERE pulls together a ton of shocking numbers that should convince you we need to find a better way.

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June 15, 2015

3 Guideposts for Merging Corporate Cultures

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.

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June 11, 2015

How to Manage the 5 Reasons You’re Losing Sales Reps

There are loads of reasons employees leave. According to Gallup the 5 main reasons employees leave your company are:

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