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How Baby Boomers, Gen X and Millennials Differ at Work?

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Tip o' the hat to Manila Recruitment for sending over this infographic, which is remarkably good compared to many we've seen about Millennials. Did you know? You can use the Workplace Genome to understand how different generations experience your workplace

The Antidote to Small Talk

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Thomas Jefferson discovered the antidote to cocktail parties, small talk, and the otherwise meaningless business and professional networking formats we've been subjected to for decades. We experimented with his "novel" approach to see if we could reinfuse the true art of conversation into the world-of-work. It seems to have resonated

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The Gift of Dissent

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If everyone thinks the same thing, then someone isn't thinking hard enough

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Delivering on the Promise of Employee Engagement

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We're spending a lot of money on employee engagement, but not getting a good return. think I know why

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Managing the Contradictions in Your Culture

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Don't try to sell to everyone that your culture does all the right things equally, even when they contradict. Get clear about what the priorities are--because your people already know

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Applying Agile Software Development to Culture Work

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The software world has learned that forcing a non-linear process into a linear planning and execution model is not the way to go. It's time that we applied that lesson to culture work

Dear HR: Do You Really Want A Seat at the Table?

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We've been wringing our hands for years about getting a seat at the table, but we're still not focusing on the ONE thing that will open up a seat

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How WorkXO Began

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We're about to hit the 1-year mark, but the story of WorkXO goes back much farther than that

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Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

The Wells Fargo CEO Doesn't Understand Culture

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If the CEOs out there are so much in a bubble that they believe their core values posters describe their culture in total, then maybe we shouldn't let them speak to the press

On failure and being a whole person

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Contrary to popular belief, people who have never failed are not superior than those who have. Do we really want to hire someone who has never failed over someone who has? Resilience and resourcefulness arise from failure - how can we truly know about the stuff we are made of if it has never been put to the test

You Can't Buy a Culture

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Acquiring a new company can provide an opportunity for culture change, but you still have to roll up your sleeves and do the work

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Purpose and Passion: Why your “true calling” doesn’t have to be just one thing

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For years I thought that in order for my work to really matter it had to be my passion. Or, I had to work for an organization with meaningful philanthropic mission, or simply have work that allowed me to directly make some sort of epic difference in the world. The reality is that most of us just have to work, period. And hopefully we will generally like what we do

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A Development Journey to More Effective Managers [Infographic]

Candy Everybody Wants: Quick and Easy Connections At Work

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I conducted training at our Daxko CSI Houston location. In a fit of spontaneity, one of the Houston team members and I started coveting a jar of candy on her desk. We got into a casual conversation about which candy we liked best: my Baby Ruth vs. her Mr. Goodbar. Find out what happened next

The Culture Chat: Caroline Miller on Grit

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In this episode, we welcomed Caroline Miller, author of many books including the forthcoming Getting Grit: The Evidence-Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose. Her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success provides a fascinating topic for discussion around how Grit connects with workplace culture. Check it out

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The Culture Chat Podcast: Preserving Cultures that Work in the Fast-Moving Startup World

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The big question we posed Dick Burke, CEO of VisaNow : “You’re a startup that has grown rapidly. As you continue to grow and evolve, what got you here, from a culture standpoint, might not get you there. What are the risks of changing so quickly? ” Listen in to the latest edition of WorkXO's Culture Chat Podcast

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The Real Reason Why Change is Hard

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Sure, people resist change, but the real reason most change fails is because we don't support our people to move through the basic stages of the change process

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Innovation Buster: How Losing Your Best Employees is Killing Innovation

Don't Try to Be Google. Just Deliver What You Promised

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Authenticity is the new cool, people. Get clear on who you need to be as a culture and then make sure you actually deliver that. The talent is attracted to that

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Three Tips for Making Changes as a New CEO

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When you enter as a new CEO, your people are often expecting at least some sort of change. It's an important window, so make sure you make the most of it

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Your Culture Has a Trajectory

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Your culture is constantly evolving. So what are you doing about that

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Unpacking the Workplace Genome: 8 Genetic Markers

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Curious about how our Workplace Genome assessment tool and discovery process works? This post explores the eight Culture Markers in more detail

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The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Dear United: I Solved Your Problems

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United is an easy target these days, and I know it's a tough nut to crack, but there's one thing they MUST do first to turn things around

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4 Ways To Strengthen Your Culture in the Next 12 Months

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Yes, culture change CAN take a long time--but it doesn't have to

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Beware the Everything Is Awesome Syndrome

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Having an awesome culture is great, but is it preventing you from seeing and speaking the truth

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A Manifesto for Being Amazing at Work

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I love manifestos. love the way they clearly and passionately articulate how things should or could be and provide guidance about how to get there. I was recently inspired by Maddie's The Future Of Work Manifesto and Gretchen Rubin's series of manifestos , so I decided to write my own about something I spend a lot of time doing: working

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Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]

The Secret to Recruiting the Best Talent: Authentic Employer Branding

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Join us next week at our first of several free webinars hosted by our partner, QuestionPro. We’re doing a cool series debunking some myths about corporate culture, talent acquisition and other stuff we care about, and we’re excited to have a good discussion

4 Smart Ways to Avoid Burnout

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Guest Post by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, Co-Authors, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. We are VERY excited to have been quoted in this awesome book and the lessons shared, while addressed to folks who work in the nonprofit sector, clearly apply to anyone in the workforce. Enjoy! And buy the book

What Will You Stop Doing?

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A lot of people feel like they don't have the resources or the bandwith to make the changes necessary to move towards the future of business. If that's you, then your first question should be, what can I stop doing

Disrupting some HR

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DisruptHR is coming to Chicago and WorkXO is a big part of that

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HR's Critical Role in Creating Productive and Meaningful Workplaces

A Manifesto for Being Amazing at Work

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I love manifestos. love the way they clearly and passionately articulate how things should or could be and provide guidance about how to get there. I was recently inspired by WorkXO's The Future Of Work Manifesto and Gretchen Rubin's series of manifestos , so I decided to write my own about something I spend a lot of time doing: working

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