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How to Measure Team Culture: A Blueprint

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Figure out what’s truly valued, figure out what drives your success, and start making small changes to align those two things

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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Culture Chat Podcast Interview with ‘Beyond Sizzle’ Author Mona Amodeo

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5 Tips for Enhanced Workforce Tech Adoption

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Poor technology adoption rates plague the workplace. We pay out the wazoo for tools and technologies that are supposed to make our workforce stronger, faster, and better. And then we don't use them. Here are some adoption tips we've learned from working with our subscribers

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How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

3 Tips for Spotting "Fake" Core Values

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So you just posted those lovely core values up on the wall in the office. But how do you know if they actually drive internal decision making

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It’s Not a Contest: Why Other Organizations’ Cultures Don’t Matter

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Keep your eyes on your own paper, because using another company’s culture as a benchmark isn’t going to help you create a strong one at your company

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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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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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 Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

The Culture Chat: How to Preserve Workplace Culture in Remote Teams

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Remote teams are a hot topic these days, which will only become more and more important as organizations allow remote working. But how do you preserve your organizational culture when your people are in many locations? Rebecca Achurch of Achurch Consulting and Tim Sarrantonio from Neon One talk to us about their experiences in this latest episode of the Culture Chat podcast

Culture Chat: How to Encourage the Right Kind of Grit in the Workplace

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In this episode, we bring acclaimed author of Getting Grit: The Evidence Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose , Caroline Miller, BACK a second time to the Culture Chat podcast to talk about her newest book and to proclaim the start of the Grit Revolution

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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The Difference between Our Questions and Their Questions

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If the data you get doesn't help you connect the dots, then maybe you're asking the wrong questions

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Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Stop Talking About Millennials and Start Talking With Them

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Join me on December 6th at 1pm ET for a webinar panel discussion with three very smart Millennials as we discuss how this generation is viewing the workplace differently, particularly in the context of membership organizations

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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

How Backstop Intentionally Manages Its Company Culture to Scale

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“Culture is everyone’s responsibility, not just leadership and not just the grassroots,” says Beth Hayden, CHRO of fintech firm Backstop Solutions Group

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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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2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

Do People Really Leave Managers?

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They say people don't leave organizations--they leave managers. But what if managers are simply doing what the culture expects of them

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Having the Right Answer Is Not Enough

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Coming up with good answers to our problems is important work, but when we ignore the cultural context, we run the risk of designing beautiful answers that fail to deliver results

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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

How to Truly Become a ‘Best Place to Work’

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We put a few unique organizations on a pedestal and praise them for being a “best place to work.” ” But for the most part, culture has been a squishy, amorphous concept. It’s time to end that. It’s time to start thinking about culture as something that’s measurable and changeable and unique to your specific organization

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

The Culture Chat Podcast: Culture is Easier Said Than Done

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In this episode, we chat with Dawn Hrdlica-Burke, Advisor / Speaker / Writer , Dawn Burke HR about why it is so easy to talk about culture yet so difficult to actually do something about it and stay committed and focused on it. Dawn and Charlie discuss how to take corporate culture to the next level while maintaining a standard of excellence through periods of growth.

Are Your Incentives Undermining Your Culture?

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Are your incentives undermining your culture? Here’s how to know

How Long Will You Wait Before You Give Employees Control?

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I'm losing track of the number of companies that are doing "new" things around giving employees more power and control. I don't think it counts as "new" any more, but is it new to you

How to Rethink Employee Surveys

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Anyone can react to change. But it takes someone visionary to create change. Over more than two decades in marketing and communications, Ed Bodensiek has tried to do just that. And as a new channel partner for WorkXO, he’ll help organizations measure and manage their cultures, shifting their perspectives and making big changes along the way

Use Chaos to Build a Stronger Organization

Speaker: Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer & Managing Partner at Sapient Insights Group

As we look to tomorrow, it is time to ask ourselves what lessons have we learned and how do we create flexible organizations that can survive what the future holds. Stacey Harris, Chief Research Officer for Sapient Insights Group, will share insights, data, and tools that are helping organizations adapt and even thrive in this difficult environment. She’ll discuss the emerging trends in the Learning technology market, and how these exciting new approaches to creating micro, adaptive, and personalized content is changing the face of workforce development while creating strong connections to business outcomes.

Oct 2016 #CultureChat: The Role of Transparency in Culture

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Many would agree that a transparent culture is a good thing in general, but when the rubber meets the road, how transparent are we willing to be--or even should we be. We'll tackle this in this month's #CultureChat on Twitter. Join us 10/27/16 at 1pm ET

Human Cultures Need Systems Too

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If you want cultures that value things like innovation, collaboration, or agility, I hope you're willing to put the hard work into building the systems and processes to support those ideas

The Problem with Ideal Cultures

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Most culture assessments measure your current culture and an "ideal" culture in order to create a gap that you can address. Here's why that is a huge mistake

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Culture Eats Innovation for Breakfast Too

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Forget about culture eating strategy (which is kind of a myth). Let's focus on how your culture might be destroying your efforts to innovate

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Four Myths about Innovation in Associations

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Guest post by Amanda Kaiser. Association professionals say their association is not innovating because they are under-resourced, they don’t have the right ideas or don’t know how to prioritize between a bunch of great ideas, or the association’s stakeholders (leadership, staff, board, members) fear risk. These are challenges for sure, these are even the challenges the most innovative associations have had, but these challenges are not insurmountable.

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Employee Engagement Surveys: Time to Make a Change

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I was an HR Exec for 20 years. So I know this conundrum all too well. We’ve been conducting employee engagement surveys for decades; we’ve been conditioned to do so. And while the effort is well-intended, it increasingly falls short

The Culture Chat: NTEN and the Relationship Between Community and Culture

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In this episode, we talk to Amy Sample Ward, CEO of The Nonprofit Technology Network , a nonprofit that serves nonprofits. NTEN grew out of the community that birthed it and its community feeds and is integral to the maintenance, protection and evolution of their culture

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You Need to Know the How

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In our quest for a better culture, we move quickly to rankings and evaluating our culture as good or bad. This is often a waste of time, unless you start with understanding HOW your culture does things in the first place

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Free Webinar: How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office – you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on November 12th at 1 PM E.T. for more information.