Why Culture Matters

Eric Jacobsen Blog

An important chapter in the incredibly insightful book, It’s The Manager , is about why culture in the workplace matters. The book’s authors Jim Clifton and Jim Harter suggest as a leader you ask yourself : How well do your purpose, brand and culture align?

Why Culture Matters

Eric Jacobsen Blog

An important chapter in the incredibly insightful book, It’s The Manager , is about why culture in the workplace matters. The book’s authors Jim Clifton and Jim Harter suggest as a leader you ask yourself : How well do your purpose, brand and culture align?

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Sharing Power, Holding Expertise: The Future of Authority Revisited

Museum 2.0

Their questions made me think about a blog post I wrote in 2008, The Future of Authority. Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" It's a framework that museums can (and should) control, and there's power in platform management.

8 Guidelines For Creating A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Company Culture Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

Increasing Organizational Buy-in When Building a Culture of Strong Internal Controls

Connection Cafe

When the federal government changed the rules for grant management at the end of 2013, there was a little noticed change that occurred. Senior management and the board set the “tone at the top.” Is Jane clear that Joe must authorize this purchase order before the purchase is made?

Do You Have the Right Volunteer Culture?

SocialFish

And managing them sometimes feels like herding cats. We give them the power to set their own culture, and we as staff have to work around that. And I’m not saying that all volunteer cultures are bad. Culture That Works From the Trenches

Ideal Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A Company Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Good Culture Leadership

Eight Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

The Culture Map

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The way we are conditioned to see the world in our own culture seems so completely obvious and commonplace that it is difficult to imagine that another culture might do things differently, "says author Erin Meyer. "It And, that's why Meyer wrote her book, The Culture Map.

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Eight Good Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

How To Create A People-first Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. And, what exactly is heart culture ?

How to Build a Culture that Leaves Behind a Legacy

NonProfit Hub

Our nonprofit’s culture ROCKS.”. While these ideas are a good starting point, company culture is so much more than a one-time activity here and a day-off there, or feeling the need to spend money to try to look fun. Why Culture Matters. A happy staff is a happy nonprofit culture.

Q&A With Millennial CEO And Book Author Rick Lindquist

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Rick Lindquist Millennial Rick Lindquist is making his mark in the business world and enjoying the success of his co-authored 2014 bestseller book, The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance. What inspired you to co-author your book?

Q&A With Author Jesse Sostrin

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q&A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this?

Eight Guidelines For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Customer Service Lessons From Author Micah Solomon

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Strong company cultures are overwhelmingly knockoff resistant. Without a culture that has yes as its default , your customers will, well, start to say no. With a great company culture , employees will be motivated, regardless of management presence or absence.

How To Build A Connection Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the new book, Connection Culture. He is the primary author of Fired Up or Burned Out.

Is your organizational culture ready for the Millennial Era?

SocialFish

We are in a transition from one era in management to the next, and the new normal requires very different organizations than the ones that have dominated the last 100 years. We are now challenged to create cultures that truly embrace decentralization, transparency, and experimentation.

Highlights From The Book, Connection Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the new book, Connection Culture. He is the primary author of Fired Up or Burned Out.

Corporate Culture And Changing Behavior

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Corporate Culture Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

How To Create A Heart, People-First Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. And, what exactly is heart culture ? Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Greg Friedman Heart Culture Leadership

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We’ve just finished two weeks on the road of book events for my new book, Happy Healthy Nonprofit , co-authored with Aliza Sherman. It is considered a good workplace perk and a sign that his organization has a supportive culture. Happy Healthy Nonprofit Organizational Culture

Beyond The Job Description -- Interview With The Book's Author

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q and A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this?

Creating A People-First Culture In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. And, what exactly is heart culture ? Advisory Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Greg Friedman Leadership Books

Author Branham On Trust, Exit Interviews And Why Employees Leave

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Over the past year, 1,000 people who left an employer told author Leigh Branham the reasons for why they left. Yes, it's all about the manager, but it's the senior leaders who set the tone and culture and the example for managers to follow.

How To Understand Cultural Differences To Drive Business Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The way we are conditioned to see the world in our own culture seems so completely obvious and commonplace that it is difficult to imagine that another culture might do things differently, "says author Erin Meyer. "It And, that''s why Meyer wrote her new book, The Culture Map.

How To Build A Connection Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the book, Connection Culture. He is the primary author of Fired Up or Burned Out.

Linking Company Culture With Customer Needs

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The answer is alignment , explains Edgar Papke , author of the book, True Alignment : Linking Company Culture with Customer Needs for Extraordinary Results. Customer Feedback Customer Loyalty Customer Retention Customer Satisfaction Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

How To Create A Heart Culture With Your Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. And, what exactly is heart culture ?

Author Jesse Sostrin Talks About His Book, Beyond The Job Description

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Question And Answer with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this?

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She shared some great tips about how to get your nonprofit to shift from a sitting culture to one which includes walking meetings and standing desks. But, Hazon had more of a sitting culture. How did you start to shift the culture, one sneaker at time?

Interview with "Cloud Surfing" Author Thomas Koulopoulos

Tech Soup Blog

He is the author of the popular Less-Is-More Blog on the People-OntheGo.com website. Do you believe that the risk is well-managed now, and that success outweighs the risk? It's no longer about just managing risk, it's about accepting it with open arms.

Corporate Culture And Changing Behavior

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Changing Behavior Embracing Change Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Explaining Change

The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? a management research and training firm. Tulgan is the author of, It''s Okay to Be the Boss and Managing Generation X. Take a look at the list below.

Take Command -- How To Be A First Responder In Business (Interview With Author Jake Wood)

Eric Jacobsen Blog

But if you have established a strong organizational culture and have clearly articulated the vision and strategies of the organization then there''s nothing to fear. October 14 brings a powerful new book full of leadership lessons for " how to be a first responder in business."

How To Build A Culture To Foster Creativity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips and guiding principles for how a manager and leader can build a culture to foster creativity. It’s not the manager’s job to prevent risks. It’s the manager’s job to make it safe for others to take them.

Author Gathers Reasons Why Employees Leave For Updated Book

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, KS-based author Leigh Branham is conducting a survey called," Decision-to- Leave " Post-Exit Survey. When asked why he wrote his book, Branham said, "I kept seeing research studies reporting that managers thought money was the number one reason employees leave, and I knew that wasn't the case." Management Leadership Books Leadership Corporate Culture Employee Retention General Management Skills Employee Engagement Surveys Communications Skills Leadership Skills

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption – guest post by Heather McLeod Grant, Adene Sacks, & Kate Wilkinson. Authors.

Author Brad Hams On Eradicating Entitlement In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Entitlement is "killing your business," says author Brad Hams. Hams takes a no holds barred approach in his new book, Ownership Thinking -- How to End Entitlement and Create a Culture of Accountability, Purpose and Profit. Entitlement has become an enormous problem in our culture, and I''m afraid it''s getting worse with every generation," says Hams. Entitlement Leadership Books Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Brad Hams

How To Build A Culture To Foster Creativity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips and guiding principles for how a manager and leader can build a culture to foster creativity. It’s not the manager’s job to prevent risks. It’s the manager’s job to make it safe for others to take them.

Interview with Temra Costa, Author of Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat

Have Fun - Do Good

Not only were they from all over the country, but they all shared an international, multi-ethnic or cultural base. It was something I could do, and it was immediate, and immediate gratification is what our culture loves. Did you know that more than 30% of U.S. farm operators are women?

Making Workplace Culture an Asset in your Nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

It has often been said that organizational culture trumps strategy. An organization’s culture is composed of the values and behaviors practiced inside the organization, and it can be positive or negative. Culture is not an “off the shelf” product, it must be cultivated.

The 27 Challenges Managers Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How many of these 27 management challenges are you facing right now? a management research and training firm. Tulgan is the author of, It's Okay to Be the Boss and Managing Generation X. Take a look at the list below.