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Developing The Right Company Culture

POSTED ON October 8th  - POSTED IN ArCompany, Future Of Business

I work in a start-up business. I have been blessed with a great team who lived and breathed the company culture everyday – people who exude the passion to try new things and develop new ways of streamlining and becoming smart in how we grow and attract the right customers. As a small company, we listened […]

The Science of Happiness and Why it’s Critical in the Workplace

POSTED ON September 22nd  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Many companies are still unclear on what employee happiness means, how it can be measured and whether it has any relevance at all. Although most of us would agree that the pursuit of happiness should be a life goal, validating Aristotle’s argument that happiness is the whole purpose of human existence, many organizations stop short […]

A Revealing Look at the Impact of Silos

POSTED ON September 10th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

For years I worked in siloed environments. I’m sure we all have. But back then, I’m not sure we really knew what “silo” meant. We do now. I looked up this definition today: a horizontal container, or tower, often cylindrical in shape a strengthened underground position in which missile systems are sited for protection against attack […]

Training Your Employees To Use Social At Work Is Only Half The Battle

POSTED ON August 20th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Based on my experience implementing employee engagement programs with our global customers, having a modern social business infrastructure in place allows for the highest ROI of your investment in employee social media training. -Stephanie Malatesta, Customer Success Lead, PostBeyond The business world is changing. The millennial mindset has taken over. People use different channels to […]

A Millennial Perspective: What Makes a GREAT Workplace

POSTED ON July 29th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

I work as a Branch Manager for a Credit Union in Pennsylvania where I have been employed for over 5 years; a bit unusual in the current work environment where on average, millennials are leaving their companies in less than 3 years. My experience in Management, Information Technology Services, Branch Operations, Project Management, and Process […]

Putting Customers First Enables Employee Collaboration

POSTED ON July 21st  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

I have worked in silos… too many times. When I worked in the credit card industry, my department (Online Channels) supported all credit card products: House Cards, Premium Cards, Co-branded Cards. We drove individual and cross-sell campaigns many times at the request of the individual product manager. This process was wrought with message duplication ie […]

Blended Generation Think Tank: What Makes a Happy and Productive Work Culture?

POSTED ON July 12th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

This Think Tank brings together GenX, GenY and Boomers to discuss the importance of work culture: what keeps them engaged and what keeps them loyal? Our Boomer Think Tank ,  Millennial Think Tank and GenX Think Tank have weighed in. The Definition of Work Culture via Wikipedia is: Culture is the character and personality of your organization. It’s […]

The Pitfalls of Selecting a Mentor Today

POSTED ON July 2nd  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

It’s tough these days to find a decent mentor. We live in a period of time here where credibility is based on the perception of capability, rather than the demonstration of it, and where credibility can be manufactured. With the general populous swayed by social media presence, Wikipedia, and the perceived validation that comes with […]

Using A Knowledge Library To Build Employee Thought Leadership

POSTED ON June 30th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Altimeter Group has a great quote referencing content measurement across multiple disciplines: But measuring only for sales and leads – or simply relying on volume or vanity metrics such as “likes” and “views” that contain little innate business value or meaning – undermines and devalues investments in time, media, employees, technology, and vendor relationships. The […]