High Performance Culture

3 Secrets to Building High Performing Teams

Whether you’re scaling a large organization or building a new company, hiring and retaining top talent and building a high performing team is absolutely key. In fact, there is no bigger factor in driving a company’s long-term growth and success….

Why Managers Should Play Favorites

Living up to its name in a major way, this DisruptHR talk’s title “Why Leader Should Play Favourites” is about as contrarian as it gets. If HR offers advice at all to managers, it’s”Don’t play favorites.” Yet here’s Jane Helbrecht,…

5 Mistakes Leaders Make That Cripple Teams

Leaders create the culture that helps their teams thrive –– or barely survive. Of course, no leader intentionally stymies or stalls a team. But even the strongest leaders may make mistakes that freeze their people rather than free them to…

5 Behaviors That Build a Company’s Culture

A review of 2017 HCM trends identified improving corporate culture as a primary focus for HR leaders. Research from CEB also identified culture as the most common talent topic discussed during corporate earnings calls. Clearly culture matters. But what determines…

5 Areas of Focus to Avoid an Uber Culture Catastrophe

Is this the end of Uber’s bro culture? An investigation into Uber’s corporate culture, led by former U.S. attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr., has resulted in Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick taking a leave of absence for an undisclosed amount of time. Holder made 8 recommendations, including 2…

What Do You Do After Ending Performance Ratings?

Note: This is the first of three articles dealing with managing performance and compensation in the post-ratings organization. The second article on bonus and comp distribution will post Tuesday. The third discusses calibration formulas. ———— Many early-adopter organizations who jumped…

The 5-Hour Secret to Happier, Productive Workers

This series profiles people whose ideas have the power to transform the workplace. Several are company leaders who have put their ideas into practice. Others are thought leaders influencing the way we work. Each new part will post on Tuesdays….

This Company Lives Its Culture

The articles and expertise found here on TLNT, on Culture University and Constructive Culture provide a fantastic foundation for a leader to learn how a purposeful, positive, productive culture operates. From making values as important as results to creating an organizational constitution…

7 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Best People

Have you ever lost a great employee to another employer? Hurts, doesn’t it? And while that person probably told you they were leaving for more money, that’s rarely the case. More often the real reasons have to do with relationships,…