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People Just Want to Belong: 5 Key Ideas for Culture Creators

People just want to belong, and you can help them! A few years back I was laid off because the product I was working on, supposedly a key strategic part of the org’s foundation, was terminated. Of course, getting laid off and losing my income was not fun. Not fun at all. What I wasn’t prepared for was the loss …

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3 Tips to Create a Culture of Continuous Learning Your Employees Will Love

I just saw an article on how to create a culture of continuous learning that I didn’t love, but it made me think about how powerful it is to create a culture of continuous learning, and why it’s so important for your team members. Listen, you need to figure out how to attract and retain great talent. Every organization needs …

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How to Measure a Team’s Culture: The eBook

A while back wrote an ebook sharing my thoughts on how to measure a team’s culture. These thoughts came from a few different experiences I’ve had over the years. I’ve been keenly interested in organizational and team culture for many years. A few years ago I was exposed to the idea of the NPS score (aka, Net Promoter Score) to …

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3 Critical Cs of Amazing Organizational Culture

You might say we are culture nerds here at Snowfly. We care about organizational culture and have tools, programs, systems, and information to help you have an amazing organizational culture. I’ve been thinking about the many aspects that go into culture and got onto a theme… “c” words that impact culture (which, coincidentally, starts with a “c!”) I started to …

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4 Simple Steps to Build a Lasting Culture

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column_text]You need to build a lasting culture! I woke up this morning thinking about the basics. Fundamentals. Foundation. Check out this 2 minute video about how Michael Jordan became the greatest of all time (yes, the GOAT): He …

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Trust, Confidence, and Culture

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″ shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_link_target=”_self” column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column_text]I remember hearing that we, as a society, are distrustful. The person telling me this said it was partly because when we were kids our parents promised us something (like a chocolate bar) if we did something (like …

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Culture Is Reinforced Outside of the Office

It is December 21st, which means in a few days a lot of people will be home for the holidays. This is when people spend time as a family chatting about life, kids, pets, 2020 (yuck), and of course, jobs. At least, in the United States talking about jobs in these settings are pretty common. I know outside of the …

Mindsets That Impact Organizational Culture

Yesterday I was thinking about onboarding new employees and I came up with a couple of snippets that I shared on Twitter. Sunday isn’t usually a day when I get many reactions on Twitter so I was pleasantly surprised to have these two tweets really resonate with people. The first tweet came to my mind because I had read others …

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Culture Can Happen On Accident

With all the talk about culture, and creating a great culture, and being intentional about culture, and having a culture where people want to work, it’s easy to think that we have a lot of influence on culture, and whatever we do to create a positive culture will probably stick. I would guess that most companies either enjoy, or are …

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How To Destroy Culture

I saw someone on Facebook say: “Nothing will destroy a great employee faster than watching your employer tolerate and reward the bad ones.” I’m not going to link to that post because it is a friend of a friend, and I don’t know her. But I certainly know the sentiment. Destroy an employee is putting it lightly. I think if …