Culture: Your employees want to make a difference

By Rob Wolff, Senior Consultant Part of our intentional culture process is rooted in a three-hour meeting (we call it a “rollout”) that we guide all employees through.  Without exception, our clients (the firms’ CEOs) worry about how their employees will respond. They anticipate a healthy degree of skepticism when employees find out that they’ll be discussing corporate culture for …

Leading by Example

Have you ever read those surveys that examine the primary reasons why employees choose to either stay with an employer or leave?  In most of those studies, at the top of the list is an employee’s relationship with their direct manager or supervisor.  Why is this?  Because that’s what most affects the employee’s day-to-day experience.  This is true not only …

Lessons in Culture From Coach Wooden

  By Al Curnow, Senior Consultant The most successful men’s college basketball coach of all time, John Wooden, used to tell his players “be quick but don’t hurry.” What he meant was that you should play with a sense of urgency but not to rush and risk making careless mistakes. I frequently refer to this quote when working with clients. …