Gratitude, Contribution, and an Abundance Culture

Let's look at some more positivity research and a real positive case. Thanks to Kim Cameron for inspiring us with positive leadership research and practices - here are more things that you can do, too! Gratitude Research with Positive Practices shows that they increase our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.…

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Positive Deviance: Performance in a state of flow

All organizations exist to prevent deviance. Organizations aim for stability and end up in the middle. Not bad, but neither extraordinary. The natural focus is on what's wrong and to fix that. Think of the medical perspective, legal, and business. But in the middle is not where the magic happens……

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Recruitment: Hiring for Current or Desired Culture?

Does your organizational culture attract job applicants? Culture represents the identity of the organization and it can attract people if it radiates outside the office walls. A positive culture can be a magnet to the professionals that your organization is looking for! Professionals are more and more looking for fulfillment…

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Hack the Culture with Micro Changes

Some organizations are still operating on industrial-age paradigms. One of my clients was working with the IT department of a very large insurance company. They were building an online platform for insurance clients to upload their documents, download their policies, make claims, and so on. The IT department embraced the…

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Culture Matters: Service Versus Technical Companies

Is culture less important in a tech company? While it's crucial when you provide services, based on both research and practice, the answer is no. Culture matters everywhere. The Supermarket Organizations that provide a service to clients depend on culture. Services are "people work". The added value is created in…

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