Keynote Speaker at SHRM Columbus 2019 HR Symposium on October 24th

Jason Treu

This year”s event will feature several high impact speakers, concurrent sessions, and much more. My interactive keynote presentation will be on building high performing teams and engaged cultures. Attendees will be playing Cards Against Mundanity in small groups to experience how to build high levels of trust, closeness, and teamwork in minutes. The team that was the most collaborative, connected, and productive.

How to Engage Teams With a Growth Mindset

Achievers

When I worked in talent development departments, managers periodically would request team building solutions. What they really wanted was to unify and engage their teams but didn’t know how. In my blog, “ Should You Start with Team Building to Increase Engagement? “, I encourage HR professionals to diagnose team engagement by searching for an imbalance in five areas. Crabtree’s article: “ Global Productivity Hinges on Human Capital Development”.

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Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

I often see people mistaking perks for culture. Games and a kegerator do not necessarily make for a strong culture. Instead, I like to define culture in terms of a high-performance culture, one that exhibits qualities like communication, collaboration, mission and value alignment, innovation and accountability. In fact, perks can enhance culture, but they shouldn’t serve as a substitute for culture.

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

I often see people mistaking perks for culture. Games and a kegerator do not necessarily make for a strong culture. Instead, I like to define culture in terms of a high-performance culture, one that exhibits qualities like communication, collaboration, mission and value alignment, innovation and accountability. In fact, perks can enhance culture, but they shouldn’t serve as a substitute for culture.

Company Culture is Linked to Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Perhaps unsurprisingly, research shows that company culture is linked to employee productivity. In that particular survey of business owners, carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company culture directly impacts productivity. However, acknowledging that company culture and productivity are linked isn’t enough to improve either one. Company Culture Influences Individual Mindsets.

How Company Culture is Directly Linked to Employee Productivity

Zenefits

Productivity and company culture are hot topics in today’s business world, and for good reason – they both impact the bottom line. In a recent survey of business owners carried out by The Alternative Board (TAB), 86% of respondents say they believe company culture directly impacts productivity. Knowing that company culture and productivity are linked isn’t enough. Company Culture Influences Individual Mindsets.

The Role Of Respect In Keeping Your Employees Motivated

CakeHR

Respect in the workplace is not only a “feel good” requirement but has a direct impact on employee productivity and the company bottom line – this was the result of extensive research by Georgetown University’s Prof. Thrive By Design: The Neuroscience That Drives High-Performance Cultures Hardcover. Her research focus on the absence of the respect in the workplace and also in a business set-up and her findings underline how crucial this element of company culture is.

Promote Effective Communication in the Workplace with These 4 Simple Steps

CultureIQ

Communication in the workplace is one of our 10 core qualities of a high-performance culture. For example, your clients require a different conversational approach from your team. Promote team-building activities. According to our data, the challenge isn’t necessarily within teams , but instead between teams. Whenever possible, have your people work in cross-functional teams and collaborate with different functions.

3 Signs It’s Time for an Organizational Culture Change

CultureIQ

According to Deloitte’s recent Global Human Capital Trends survey, 82 percent of executives surveyed believe that culture is a potential competitive advantage. That is, when culture is done right, it can drive performance and productivity within an organization and act as a secret weapon. Here are three clear signs it’s time for an organizational culture change: Financial performance is less robust than usual. Culture Management

How the Metaverse Will Change Your Employer Brand & Workplace Culture

Blu Ivy Group

We are about to move away from flat screen Zoom and MS Teams meetings to a virtual world that simulates the sensation that everyone is in the same place at the same time. . Imagine teleporting your team to Tokyo for a meeting with the COO, or to Bora Bora for a team snorkeling class.

Are You Ready to Jump on the Remote Work Bandwagon?

HR Counselor's Corner

Some employees are more productive when they work from home while others are not. For example, if some of your employees have shown to be highly effective at home and they like it, it may benefit all to allow this to continue. Will A remote strategy change your organizations culture?

4 Reasons You Should Celebrate Leave The Office Early Day

Saba

This isn't some clever trick for employees to skip out on work – it’s a way to recognize your team for their achievements and encourage employee wellness. Encouraging a culture where employees are forced to stretch themselves thin can have negative effects on mental health , productivity and quality of work. They’ve earned it and they’ll appreciate the opportunity to decompress as thanks for their solid performance. It helps build a culture of recognition.

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26 Staff Appreciation Ideas and Recognition Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Kazoo

Engaged, appreciated employees bring productivity to day-to-day operations and are more likely to stay with you longer and show up with their mind ready to work. A high-stress environment, lack of regular feedback , and generally feeling purposeless can lead to employee burnout. Arrange for a team to show their work to upper management (or even the whole company!) Reward the Whole Team. Studies show that rewarding an entire team builds everyone’s performance.

Employee Engagement Ideas that Build a Culture of Engagement

Kazoo

This kind of employee experience includes a culture of performance and engagement. Here are five employee engagement ideas that build a great employee experience – and boost your bottom line. Gallup’s 2017 Performance Management Report showed that employees who strongly agree that they can link their goals to the organization’s goals are 3.5 Build team connections during the work day. Strengthen the 10 Culture Building Blocks.

Remote Work – Considerations for Your Business

HR Counselor's Corner

Some believed that working in an office environment was critical to high performance and the success of the business. Some employees are more productive when they work from home while others are not. When employees know what to expect, they can perform accordingly.

6 employee engagement best practices

PI Worldwide

This article will dive deeper into employee engagement best practices you can implement to improve your company’s culture and profitability. Employee engagement levels can directly influence your organization’s culture and employer brand.

How to Motivate Employees – The Complete Guide

TalentCulture

Even though marathon runners win titles alone, the team supporting them is arguably one of the most decisive aspects for their winnings. Within business the same happens, your employees are your team and they are the most important and decisive element on how your business is going to perform in the future. The secret to motivating employees is about knowing your team individuals and customizing the way you recognize and motivate them according to their specific preferences.

8 Easy Steps to Transform Your Culture From Toxic to Peak Performance

Thrive Global

“ Corporate culture is the only sustainable competitive advantage that is completely within the control of the entrepreneur. Develop a strong corporate culture first and foremost.” Corporate culture matters. The very foundation of a business’s success is built on its unique culture. Having a great company culture gives employees something to be excited about. The only way they can make things right is by upgrading their work culture.

Igniting Your Team to New Levels of Performance

HR Daily Advisor

Almost every leader I have interviewed and or worked with, tells me they want a high-performance team. Clearly, when it comes to constructing a team of people who work well together to create winning outcomes, knowing how to and understanding how to are two very different phenomena. Let’s first distinguish elements of a high-performance team by reviewing what a team is, is not, and revisiting Patrick Lencioni’s world-famous book, The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team.

Top Tips for Leading Remote Teams

Qualtrics

There were countless times working at a big company that I was able to get projects and buy-in from other teams done quicker if I had met them in person at least once. It can also help to have an annual team meetup. That could be at HQ or an offsite where everyone is brought together for planning, team building, and creating those connections that can be fostered and referred to back in Slack throughout the year. Connect virtually with your team. Team meeting?

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