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Jennifer Brown provides a step-by-step guide for the personal and emotional journey we must undertake to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive.
Not long ago, several of us at Root got a chance to work with a Division I college football team to help reestablish a high-performance culture and team.
Values, purpose and mission should align to the work an organization does—and all the decisions made along the way
Over the past 20 years, we have seen a proliferation of diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts in organizations. In some cases, the efforts have paid off.
This graduation season, I attended five graduation ceremonies. The volume is a bit uncommon for me, and the diversity of the students was even more unusual.
There is nothing better than working in an organization that has a great culture. According to Deloitte, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe
I recently read an article in Fast Company about burying the term “work-life balance” and embracing “work-life fulfillment” instead. I don’t disagree.
The following is an excerpt from Erica Kewsin’s Bring Your Human to Work: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That is Good for People
What will it take to be a place people not only want to work, but love to work? A persistent and consistent commitment to designing culture.
If you are not considering your corporate culture and how that may or may not fare through M&A, you are likely doomed - it’s the lifeline of your company.
This excerpt from Chief Joy Officer: How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear is written to help leaders bring a renewed sense of joy
January marks my one-year anniversary with Root Inc. As I reflect on the day I received the call to lead the Food & Hospitality practice, I remember
Fearlessness is enabled by creating a psychologically safe environment that makes it possible for productive disagreement and free exchange of ideas.
Do your people feel good about the ways your organization contributes to the community? Today, giving to the community is a vibrant part of our culture.
Does everyone in your organization have the opportunity to get recognition? I really value this particular question on the Great Place to Work survey
In your culture, are managers approachable and easy to talk to? This question highlights the importance of leadership approachability in workplace culture.
On September 30th, Rich Berens and I were invited to a meeting at the White House focusing on how to create sustainable business practices
The cover story of the April 2016 Harvard Business Review (HBR) issue carried the headline, “You Can’t Fix Culture,” which challenged traditional views
“Employee engagement.” The phrase first hit the scene in 1990, when William A. Kahn used it in an article he wrote for the Academy of Management Journal
“Bright spots” does not equal best practices. We sat down with research managers Kari Terzino and Sam Need for a behind-the-scenes look
Emotional Intelligence, or EQ (Emotional Quotient) as it is commonly called, emerged as a hot topic back in the mid-1980s. Yet, today EQ is more relevant
We sat down with two Root executives this month – Founder and CEO Jim Haudan and Consultant (and millennial) Kara Davidson – to discuss personal purpose
Have you ever dated someone and come to the realization a few weeks into the relationship that the actual version of the person you’re dating is actually
By now, the idea of mobile as a “trend” in learning should be nothing new. The story for 2013 and beyond is really “bigger, better, faster, simpler.”
Companies often have a hard time understanding why their junior or mid-level staff is frustrated with the direction of the company or with senior management
Scott Thompson was Yahoo’s CEO for only four months last year before he was fired for listing a bachelor’s degree in computer science that he didn’t have
Many organizations attempt to create a climate of accountability with robust performance management systems. The hope is that by building
College Basketball. UCLA. Ten NCAA National Championship titles in 12 years, seven of those consecutively. Coach: John Robert Wooden.
I love a good provocative philosophical debate! A classic example: Are we who we are because of nature or nurture? Most people will say its both
Yogi Berra once said, “You can observe a lot just by watching.” On a plane last week, the second we touched down, I observed most people around me
When we think about the “future of workplace learning,” it sounds like a big, heady topic best left to the academic elite to solve.