Is “cultural fit” a myth?

Recently, some have taken the position that cultural fit is a myth.

They’ve said: “Fit is a lie we tell ourselves because we don’t know how to weigh the one-two-punch of competency and character” and “Hiring for fit is often …

4 steps to detoxify your company culture

 

A toxic company culture can have adverse effects on every part of your business. Your human resources department will have a hard time hiring candidates when your culture has a history of being toxic, your current employees will be …

Real culture is visceral

Looking from the outside in, candidates only get a glimpse of a company’s “fun culture.” They don’t see how a company interacts daily with their employees nor do they get to see how a company responds to workplace politics or …

Do Your Employees Trust You?

Trust Makes the World
Go Round

What’s the secret sauce in the recipe for business success?
It’s trust, according to recent research from Interaction Associates and the Human Captial Institute. The research found
that companies with collaborative cultures and trust …

The Pros and Cons of “Ownership Thinking”

Ownership Thinking: Can It Help Your Business?

There’s been some buzz in business circles about Brad Hams’ Ownership Thinking: How to End Entitlement and Create a Culture of Accountability, Purpose, and Profit. This weekend I sat down to see what …