An employee culture can seem like an immeasurable concept. Sure, all managers want their employees to be happy at work, but is it really worth pouring time and resources into if you aren’t sure of your return on investment? But employee culture does, in fact, affect your bottom line. It actually impacts it quite a […]
People operations and HR programs can look dramatically different from company to company, particularly if you compare larger, established companies with small start-ups. And for leaders, this can mean very different challenges and objectives. This is something I know all too well; over the years, I’ve overseen the rollout of these programs at large entities […]
The pandemic has tested the plasticity of company cultures like never before. Organizations that were flexible enough to change large parts about how they operate, and do it quickly, were able to spark innovation that will outlive the circumstances that motivated those changes in the first place. In some cases, entire businesses changed, not just […]
The great minds of business founders are often the driving force that propels those businesses to success. Examples like Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Jeff Bezos come immediately to mind. Of course, for companies that are already established, it’s obviously not possible to find a “founder,” but they can hope to find a […]
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives are crucial to an organization’s operations and growth. From a melting pot of characteristics, abilities, and innovation comes the creation of an organization’s most important asset: its culture. Yet, without the proper leadership driving these initiatives, the dynamic of an organization can fall flat.
The world order is being shaken up at a scale our generation has never seen before as we face a pandemic, widespread social isolation, and a global economic collapse. And as if we haven’t seen the worst this year had to offer, we bore witness to the tragic injustice of a man named George Floyd, who was […]
“Innovation” has become one of the most important buzzwords in 21st-century business. Every company wants to be an “innovative” company nowadays. But just as with so many other buzzwords, sometimes a trend becomes so popular that it almost becomes meaningless.
There has been a century of expected compliance by workers to do their jobs a certain way, so we are all expected to keep up! The new model for employee development will be a recognition that each person offers a set of special and different skills that can’t come through compliance with routines and standardized […]
HR leaders shouldn’t underestimate the impact they can have on an organization. While they might spend a lot of time doing nitty-gritty tasks like ensuring document accuracy and keeping current with compliance updates, they can also play the critical role of driving innovation.
News Flash: Innovation is no longer just a specialist’s job. What’s needed to keep up in today’s digital and global economy is a culture in which innovation is the mission of everyone, everywhere, every day.