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What is a High-Performance Culture? And How Do I Create One?

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Many organizations we talk to say that they have a desire to build a “culture of high performance” or a “high performing culture” – and for good reason. McKinsey reports that organizations with higher performing cultures create a 3x return to shareholders.

Who Is Responsible for Cultivating Culture?

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Do you recognize the importance of culture yet struggle to make it a priority for your organization? You are not alone. According to a 2020 survey conducted by the Human Capital Institute, the #1 challenge HR faces when leading culture initiatives is lack of support and buy-in from senior leaders. [i]

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How company culture affects employee engagement

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What is Employee Engagement? While many leaders think employee engagement surveys alone can improve their organization, CultureIQ’s decades of research show that improving overall culture is a far more effective way to improve business outcomes and propel growth.

Best practices for onboarding remote employees

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One of the primary goals of employee onboarding is to help new hires acclimate to the social and professional expectations of their new work environment so that they can proceed comfortably and effectively in their roles.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.

The Devilish Details of Workplace Culture: Where Science and Practice Need to Reunite

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I am Paul Mastrangelo, a Principal Strategist at CultureIQ. I want my clients to succeed, and I partner with them to build a culture among employees that improves company performance and the working environment.

The Surprising Need to Clarify Culture Management

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Important Clarifications for Effective Culture Management. Bravo. Charlie. The phonetic alphabet was adopted in 1956 to avoid confusion when spelling out words over radio and telephone.

Measuring Progress on Culture Initiatives: Are We There Yet?

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We all know culture is important. That is why we invest the time and resources to focus on improving it. Yet, how does an organization really know if the organization is making progress? It makes me think back to car trips when my kids were young and they were always asking me, “are we there yet”?

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Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

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By Paul M. Mastrangelo. Have you ever thought you were doing all you could do, only to discover that you had another level of output?

Culture and strategy can’t be served separately

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By Ryan Cooke . We’ve all heard the Peter Drucker phrase “culture eats strategy for breakfast,” and really, if your culture isn’t properly aligned with strategy, you’ll get indigestion.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

The Devilish Details of Workplace Culture: Engagement versus Culture

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I am Paul Mastrangelo, a Principal Culture Strategist at CultureIQ. I want my clients to succeed, and I partner with them to build a culture among employees that improves company performance and the working environment.

Creating Culture in an Elevator

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By Greg Besner, Founder and CEO of CultureIQ. This essay, first published in Entrepreneur, was written in 2014, the year CultureIQ was launched. Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who inspired the creation of CultureIQ, passed away on Nov. 27, 2020, at the age of 46.

Reframe Your Employee Survey Program for Optimal Leadership Buy-In

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At least three quarters of US companies conduct some type of employee survey. Unfortunately, all this effort to gather data often fails to result in meaningful action.

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Want to really live your brand? Just eat it

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When your company launches a whole new logo and look, it can take time for your team to get used to the change – and to incorporate it into the information they give to clients, partners and colleagues outside your organization.

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

We need change leaders to save lives: How can you be one?

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By Paul M. Mastrangelo. CultureIQ first published this updated article on March 3, 2020. . Generically, change leaders are those who are willing to engage in the new behaviors and do so publicly so that others know about it.

CultureIQ Releases New Resources to Help Business Leaders Take Meaningful Action and Build Purposeful Culture

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SCHAUMBURG, IL – April 6, 2021 – CultureIQ, a culture management platform, today announced the availability of new tools and resources within its platform to help business leaders take action and ensure their culture supports business growth objectives.

A Guide to Defining Your Company Values

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What are company values? Company values are how organizations define the core pillars of their identity and principles which also affect the way they conduct their business. Every company has a unique set of core values and they support the vision and decision making processes within the organization. Defining your company’s values. Core values are really important. They are an essential and guiding force helping your company grow and strengthening organizational culture.

CultureIQ’s Culture Strategists Join the Conversation at GDS HR Digital Summit

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SCHAUMBURG, IL – March 11, 2021 – CultureIQ, a culture management platform, today announced their attendance and sponsorship of the HR Digital Summit , April 12-14, 2021.

Explore a Roadmap to Pay Equity for Organizations Like Yours

The national conversation around pay equity has never been so hot. As employees push for better transparency, organizations are assessing and addressing pay gaps. Explore Gallagher's whitepaper, Pay Equity: The Time Is Now, to discover key insights.

CultureIQ’s Culture Strategists Join the Conversation at GDS HR Digital Summit

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April 12-14, 2021. SCHAUMBURG, IL – March 11, 2021 – CultureIQ, a culture management platform, today announced their attendance and sponsorship of the HR Digital Summit , April 12-14, 2021.

L&D programs that strengthen leadership across all levels

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What Are Learning & Development (L&D) Programs?

An Investor’s Take on Culture

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Debrief: CultureLaunch episode #7. I recently sat down with Paul Stansik and Jimmy Holloran , both principals at private equity firm Parker Gale, to discuss the importance of company culture from an investor’s perspective.

What’s your superpower? Mine is asking questions.

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I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I have a superpower. And…so do you! Everyone has the ability and superpower to ask questions. Questions are the gateway to information, sharing, and understanding. As we know with the world today, things can change rapidly and without warning.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

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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 Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. to learn more!

4 ways that companies can be truly inclusive

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By Jawaun Brown. Skyrocketing public and political support of the Black Lives Matter movement has created an urgent effort among companies to look inwards and ask themselves what they can do to be a part of the solution.

Culture Missteps Deep Dive: Actioning/Post-Measurement (4/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the final in a four-part series. The phrase “where the rubber meets the road” is defined as the point at which a theory or idea is put to a practical test.

Culture Missteps Deep Dive: Measurement (3/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the third in a four-part series. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once said: “I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.”

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Culture Missteps Deep Dive: Strategy/Pre-Measurement (2/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the second in a four-part series. Long odds. No shot. A snowball’s chance in hell. All of these phrases connote something that has little chance of happening.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Culture Work, Derailed: Three Root Cause Categories (1/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the first in a four-part series. At CultureIQ, our business is to help organizations build purposeful culture. As one might imagine, we see a wide range in the quality and output of culture work; some of it great, some not so great and most somewhere in between.

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5 must-read culture books

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Collectively, the CultureIQ family has read an extraordinary amount of books on culture. Not to mention, we’ve even contributed to a few.

5 Books Our Culture Experts Love

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It’s no secret; we have quite an affinity for culture here at CultureIQ! Like high-school sweethearts texting all hours of the day, we talk culture all hours of the day. And when we’re not talking culture we’re reading about it.

Change the odds for workplace transformation

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“Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us.”. — Rosabeth Moss Kanter. In business, not changing is not an option. Technology and globalization have seen to that.

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.