Culture can be distilled down into the actions, habits, and routines of a group of people. Culture at work is powerful, whether it’s intentionally designed or not. You see it tucked into job descriptions and company career pages all the time. Like this one, from a learning technology platform: “Our company culture prizes learning, growth, and accountability.” But how do we get from “Here’s what we say we are,” to “Here’s who we are”? HR leaders recognize that fostering the desired culture requires broad-based participation, and there are any number of tools and strategies to steer people towards cultural nirvana, but it’s getting people to use those tools willingly that poses a challenge.→ Read More
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About Justin Rutherford
Justin Rutherford has been working for Achievers for 4 years and loves being a part of the company's journey. "Try and create more value than you consume" is a mantra that continuously inspires him when he has writer's block. You can follow him on Twitter @JustinBuud.
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The role of a leader is to empower, engage, enable, and develop those around them in the workplace. It’s not an easy task and requires daily tending. So, how does one become a great leader? Marcus Buckingham, best-selling author and management expert, spoke at Achievers Customer Experience (ACE) Conference last fall on what makes a great leader. He shared two questions that exceptional leaders consistently ask their team: “What are you working on?” and “How can I help?” Buckingham’s argument is that these two questions should be at the core of every leader.→ Read More