Multiplicity – The Complexity of Diversity

Diversity is the practice of ensuring representation of varied social or collective identities such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, disability, etc. As common sayings teach us: Diversity is counting the numbers. Diversity…

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Framework for Having Transformational Conversations

Relationships are messy.  Our clients often ask us for help having difficult or courageous conversations.  We challenge them to have transformational conversations instead.  Here are a couple of recent examples: A high performing employee asked…

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Ten Tips for Strengthening Your Virtual Culture

Now that we’re all working from home, we’re seeing a complete erosion of organizational culture.  The problem with culture is that it is a group phenomenon. Social distancing is, by definition, separating individuals from their…

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Return on Specific Anxiety (ROSA)

Our inability to quickly and effectively manage COVID-19 forced us to create a new measure of organizational success. In the Before Times (2019 and before), profitability was a key metric of economic success for businesses….

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An Experiment in Virtual Team Building

I had what I thought was a really good, fun idea.  I organized a virtual cooking class for the CultureSync team.  I had multiple agendas—mostly driven by our values.  As with any good team building…

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