Cultivating Organizational Culture

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that a successful organization is made of people who want to come to work every day, can measure their successes and are committed to the organization. We propose this comes from a workplace environment. Simply put, culture helps people enjoy their work. People who enjoy their work…

Building Up Your Reputation

Benjamin Franklin included the topic of reputation among his wise words. “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” In the business world, reputation is everything. Like it or not, reputation is how an organization is seen or judged by others. Given the advances in…

Finding Your Unique Organizational Traits

It seems that everyone has a schtick, even organizations. Bear with us. Think back to high school. There were the class clowns, the “most likely to become president,” and so on. We had those labels because it made us recognizable. And while this comparison is somewhat archaic, it’s not that far off from thinking about…

Attracting the Perfect Team

In a previous blog series, we discussed how to develop and maintain your culture as an organization. We also know that a great culture is cultivated by the team members you are able to attract. So, how do you go about finding them? The Importance of Being Attractive in the Job Market It’s no secret…

Letters from a Mentor – Have Courage

Following an invitation, Mark Freier wrote a letter to a “young executive” regarding the importance of courage in the fast-paced world of executives:   My Young Friend, You’ve made it through your teenage years. That is a feat! You’ve decided on a career as an executive. That took guts! What you do next will take…