Your company culture will never change

12 Reasons Your Company Culture Will Never Change

Culture is a hot topic, but it’s also a complex one. People conceptualize culture differently, and so consequently culture change is conceptualized differently as well. Regardless of how exactly you think of culture and culture change, one thing we know is that only a fraction of change efforts are successful. That’s not due to a[…]

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Leadership and Line-Drawing

They usually sit in little groups — little¬†clumps of humans playing in the sand at the beach. They squat together, armed with mossy, soggy sticks that are doubling as instruments of art. What looks to you like a mangled mess of lines carved into the sand is undoubtedly a masterpiece in their minds, it being[…]

Lead Them Where They Want to Go

  Very few individuals, if they’re honest, enjoy going to work every day in an environment filled with distrust, political maneuvering, and so many of the other ugly things that characterize too many groups and organizations. And most folks, if you ask them, would say they wish things were different where they work. In fact,[…]

7 Reasons Teams Can’t Just Get Over It

Yesterday we looked briefly at employees — humans — working through change, as well as the notion that they could “just get over it.” Here are a few of the reasons I’m just not sure it’s reasonable to think it’s that simple. 1. They’re human. We feel. We see. We hear. We hurt. We laugh.[…]