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April 4, 2016
Measuring Leadership and culture

Ditching the annual performance review process

Do you want to get rid of your annual performance review process? Think twice.   An increasing number of organisations are ditching the old-style staff performance […]
March 16, 2016
Business focus culture

Bringing your culture into focus

Superficiality damages culture initiatives.   I frequently find organisations developing long, excited lists of the values and behaviours they want to underpin their culture.  It’s tempting, […]
March 4, 2016
FIFA Culture change

FIFA culture: what next?

FIFA, football’s world governing body, has just elected their new President in Zurich this week, Gianni Infantino, a Swiss-Italian lawyer.   FIFA has been engulfed by […]
February 25, 2016
Culture of Simplicity

A culture of simplicity: keeping it simple, the smart way

“Simple has been one of my mantras. You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in […]
February 11, 2016
People First Culture

Archetype in focus: the People-First culture

Through our 25 years of experience, we’ve observed that most current and desired cultures can be described by one or more of 6 cultural archetypes. This month, […]
February 5, 2016
Empowerment Culture

On the road to empowerment

I am currently working with two clients who suffer from opposite symptoms. One organisation is drowning in action, people have no time to stop, everything is […]
January 21, 2016
How to perform a culture audit

How to perform a culture audit

Do you want to facilitate the development of a healthy culture in your organisation?   If the answer is “yes”, then one of the steps you can […]
January 12, 2016
Accountability Culture communication

Learn to say “no” – your culture will thank you for it

  Are you one of those people who are reluctant to say “no”?   I was recently discussing with a friend some of the changes that […]
December 31, 2015
2015 Organisational Culture Trends

2015’s culture trends as we saw them

During 2015, we’ve found an increased interest in culture among companies.   Those who are motivated to work on their culture in order to achieve future […]
December 21, 2015
Time & Money Values

The quickest way to find out what’s really valued (and how to change it)

Most leaders can describe the values of their organisation, but fewer are successful at ‘walking that talk’.   In fact, as communication increases about an organisation’s […]
December 15, 2015
Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2016

Come for the food, stay for the Purpose – What makes a company Glassdoor great?

Each year our Director Europe, Amanda Fajak, dives into Glassdoor’s Employees Choice Awards list and retrieves the common culture pearls and themes. This year she saw […]
December 8, 2015
Innovation Culture

Australia’s landmark innovation statement

It’s all about innovation at the moment in Australia. The Federal Government has just released a statement to increase innovation across the board. Prime Minister Malcolm […]
November 24, 2015
Culture change

A surprising culture change lesson from a taxi driver

  I jumped in a cab the other day in a hurry to get to a meeting and was greeted by a resonating “hello” and a […]
November 10, 2015
Cutlure Risk Factor Audit

Culture is a major risk factor – To audit or not to audit?

More than 56% of internal auditors in the financial services sector in North America consider organisational culture a high risk in their organisations.     A […]
November 7, 2015
Leadership Performace

Reinventing performance: How CEO evaluation is changing (for the better)

I was very excited to see that Harvard Business Review have adjusted the formula for their annual ‘Best Performing CEOs in the World’ list to include, […]