#companyculture Tag

Thomas Geisel was ready to give up on his dream.   Twenty-seven publishers couldn’t be wrong.   “Your fanciful little books have no commercial value.”   But it was a dream that would not die easily.   Perhaps that’s why when he ran into an old college buddy that day on the street...

“I have to go now,” my friend said, “It’s survey season.”   “Excuse me?” I answered. “What does that mean exactly?”   “Survey season. You know, the annual “How do you feel about your company questionnaire…I have to get mine in by close of business today.”   “Well, that’s important….”   There was a...

Somewhere today a valued company employee, identified by senior leadership as a “coming star” will voluntarily walk away.  Disenchanted – disengaged – disenfranchised.   In another organization, a series of new hires – ideally prized in the interview process – will fail to make the grade. They...

“The team I work on is not a team at all.”   “This is a cut throat business… if you’re not in it for yourself then you’re delusional.”   “Teamwork is nice to talk about…but the last team I was on was in the 11th grade.”   “Sure, it would make a...