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To Build a Better Business, Hire Ramen Eaters

To build a corporate culture that’s as energized and agile as a startup, hire ramen eaters. “I meet these ramen eaters everyday,” says Amy Neale, VP, senior business leader with Mastercard. “These people are tough, ready to hustle and eager…

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…

Collaboration is the Culture of Success

No matter how far reaching a leader’s vision or how brilliant the company’s strategy may be, little will be realized if not supported by the organization’s culture. Analyzing the team’s lack of success a few years ago, Kobe Bryant of…

Why Leaders Struggle With Accountability

The ‘us vs. them’ mentality in most organizations is almost cliché — and it’s certainly unproductive. Every single day, leaders complain about employees’ behavior or lack of accountability, but the problem is much more likely due to the leader’s lack…

Do You Really Want to Retain Everyone?

In 2017, and beyond, employee retention will become a huge focus. Some could argue that employee retention is always an important issue, but during major recessions, it becomes less of a stress for sure. With shifting employee demographics, retention will…