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Is culture less important in a "tech company"? While it's crucial when you provide services, based on both research and practice, the answer is no. Culture matters everywhere.

How can you get buy-in to do something about the culture? It's a question people ask me often. "It's obvious: our associates are unhappy with the way we do things around here".

Millennials and high potentials love remote and flexible work. But what organizational culture do you need to make this a success? Flexible work arrangements are a priority for top job seekers.

Culture can be the multiplier to either success or failure for organizations.

Why would organizations invest in developing an effective organizational culture? The answer is that it impacts organizational performance and that culture, as it’s hard to copy, can be a competitive advantage.

Whether you are looking for a job, contemplating a move in your career, or staying where you are: what is your ideal organization culture? When would you be at your best?

Is there proof that organizational culture matters? Could it really determine performance? Let’s look at the ground-breaking study of Professors John Kotter and James Heskett.

New beginnings! What will the future bring? Patrick Dixon summarizes the "six faces of the future". The office remains tribal. How can you develop a culture that people want to belong to?

Appreciating the Culture

02 January 2019

Happy New Year! How was your past year? Many clients told me that this year was a wild ride and that so much happened at an incredibly fast pace. It's been a rollercoaster for many with highs and lows.

All of a sudden the year draws to a close. It went fast! What did you learn? What energized you? What would you like more of? How could you make your work more positive next year?

Guest Post by Kimberley Barker

Why and when does culture matter most? One of the answers to this question is: in case of mergers and acquisitions. Here's the case of one of my clients. Because they wish to remain anonymous we'll call them ET.