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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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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Buy-in for Culture?

How can you get buy-in to do something about the culture? It's a question people ask me often. "It's obvious: our associates are unhappy with the way we do things around here". "Our factory's performance indicators go downhill." "Retention is a disaster: new hires leave within three months." "Employee health…

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