Culture Is Not About Providing a Company Keg. It’s Hiring People Who Actually Want to Have Beers Together

Lyfe Marketing’s founders have been growing their startup at breakneck speed–and now their hiring strategy is showing signs of wear. So fellow Atlantan and Kabbage CEO Rob Frohwein shared some of the cultural know-how that made his $1 billion company one of Inc.‘s Best Workplaces two years running. By Cameron Albert-Deitch Reporter, Inc. @c_albertdeitch The founders of Atlanta’s Lyfe Marketing may…

7 Sure Signs That Your Workplace Is Toxic

If your management focuses solely on what employees are doing wrong, you may be working for a toxic company. By Marcel Schwantes, Founder and Chief Human Officer, Leadership From the Core Do you work in a toxic workplace? I’ll share what that looks like in a minute. But if you do, there comes a time when we all need…

BRANDS SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE A TWO SPEED STRATEGY

By Mark Di Somma Brands drive attention and income off awareness, but they derive their real value from their ability to shift and sustain longer term sentiment. It’s tempting to monitor brand value in real-time: for what’s popular, by who gets mentioned and by whom, in what those mentions do to a stock price in the…

Does your culture align to your brand? Here’s why it matters.

KAITLYN GILLIES Today we’re looking at people management through the lens of branding and how marketing and HR can work together to create a seamless customer experience, and ultimately long term business success. The true cost of an inconsistent customer experience It’s happened to all of us. We’ve come to know and love a brand…

Does Your Leadership Style Scare Your Employees?

by Nihar Chhaya Most of us have experienced the misery of working for a boss who intimidates employees while charming superiors and customers. But it’s hard to figure out if you may be that kind of boss. You might think you are doing a good job, getting results by pushing people past their comfort zones, but what…

Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

by: Travis Bradberry When you work hard every single day and there’s only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it’s well spent. Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy. The Paradox Of Possessions A 20-year study conducted by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor…

4 Ways to Create a Learning Culture on Your Team

  By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Josh Bersin Technology is disrupting every industry and area of life, and work is no exception. One of the main career implications of the digital revolution is a shift in demand for human expertise. For instance, LinkedIn’s talent research shows that half of today’s most in-demand skills weren’t even on the list three…

Passion + Purpose = Doing What You Love

Peg Calvario, PCC, Executive Coach  Passion and purpose means doing what you love. Most people live their lives unaware of holding onto a secret dream or desire that never sees the light of day. Either too afraid to admit what is most dear to their heart, or their lives are so filled with clutter that they…

Why Millennial And Gen Z Employees Are Really Leaving You

John Hall, Co-Founder at Calendar.com and author of  “Top of Mind” When recruiting early career talent, many companies think installing a foosball table and stocking the breakroom fridge with beer is all you need. What they didn’t expect was the fact that the Millennials and early Gen-Zers joining the workforce now have far more sophisticated needs and desires…

What is Company Culture and Why is it Important?

Company culture is the life of an organization. It’s the stamp of identity that keeps the wheels turning. Values, traditions, customs and the strength of the company’s social network form the core of company culture. By: myhrtoolkit All stakeholders play a pivotal role in shaping company culture. The company’s leaders create a vision and mission…