GAME ON! HOW TO CREATE A WINNING CORPORATE CULTURE VIA PING PONG

GAME ON!  HOW TO CREATE A WINNING CORPORATE CULTURE VIA PING PONG

I have worked for three companies in my career that had Ping-Pong (Table Tennis) tables in the offices.  The Motley Fool,Time Warner Cable’s Road Runner operation and Doosan Infracore International.  The existence of a Ping-Pong table in each of those environments was very telling about the type of culture that each company wanted to foster.

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DIVERSITY AND PERCEPTIONS AS EXPOSED BY THE DRESS THAT WENT VIRAL

DIVERSITY AND PERCEPTIONS AS EXPOSED BY THE DRESS THAT WENT VIRAL

Earlier this year the image below was posted on Tumblr with the tag, “Is the dress white and gold or black and blue?”  That single post led to marital discontent, celebrity arguments, news channel mayhem and millions of views and shares on social media.  While the rough statistics showed that about 78% of people saw the dress as white and gold, the 22% who saw it as black and blue were actually correct.  The real dress is in fact black and blue.

here is a lesson here.  While we think we are all quite similar, we truly see the world through different lenses. 

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LEADING FROM THE FRONT: WHAT DO A HEAD OF SCHOOL AT CHARLOTTE COUNTRY DAY AND THE CEO OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES HAVE IN COMMON?

LEADING FROM THE FRONT:  WHAT DO A HEAD OF SCHOOL AT CHARLOTTE COUNTRY DAY AND THE CEO OF SOUTHWEST AIRLINES HAVE IN COMMON?

As leaders it is the small actions that can have large impacts. Think about the last time you greeted your employees or customers in the office lobby or at the front door to your retail outlet. If you have never tried it, go for it. That small gesture will have a lasting positive impact. Learn how the actions of one school leader model the behaviors of a great leader.

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WHY COST OUT OFTEN EQUALS CULTURE OUT TOO

WHY COST OUT OFTEN EQUALS CULTURE OUT TOO

Cost cutting has become a standard operating procedure for many organizations, but there are hidden costs in cutting costs.  Culture suffers the most and the cost to a culture might be ireparable.

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