Change
The Trappings of “Stay Puft Marshmallow Man” Syndrome
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Remember that final scene in Ghostbusters? The guys are on top of the high-rise building battling the evil Gozer when he tells them to choose the form
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saturday-night-life-on-the-importance-of-rituals-2Comedy
Saturday Night Life on the Importance of Rituals
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This weekend, Saturday Night Life celebrates its 40th anniversary. If you’ve studied comedy, four decades of success is unprecedented. Most shows lose
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why-aren-t-you-conducting-your-own-nielsen-ratings-the-need-for-real-time-dataAssessment
Why Aren’t You Conducting Your Own Nielsen Ratings? The Need for Real-Time Data
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Why does a 30-second Super Bowl commercial cost $4 million? Why has the newsmagazine show 60 Minutes been on the air for almost fifty years?
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the-gangs-of-disneyland-five-special-ways-to-manage-a-team-2Culture
The Gangs of Disneyland: Five “Special” Ways to Manage a Team
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Yes, you read the title correctly; the Happiest Place on Earth has gangs. On the rough ‘n tumble streets of Disneyland in Anaheim, California, individuals
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friends-on-the-need-for-friends-at-work-2Culture
Friends on the Need for Friends at Work
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As the holiday season begins, we are once again inundated with luncheons, happy hours, and a variety of other social gatherings organized by our company’s
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Assessment
A Single Point of Culture Failure: Why the Annual Survey Has Become Woefully Insufficient and What To Do Next
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Stop me if this sounds familiar: You’ve spent the better part of the quarter selecting the best way to measure your team’s engagement. You distribute a
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Culture
Happiness is a Hoax! How We Waste Time on a Hollow Objective
02
When I was a kid, my parents would say they “just want me to be happy.” While they were sincere, the reality is this sentiment wasn’t entirely true.
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the-graysons-on-team-centric-work-environmentsAuthenticity
The Graysons on Team-Centric Work Environments
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I’ve been in a number of organizations where leaders proudly describe the workplace as a big family. I’m not necessarily talking about a family-owned business
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the-minions-on-followership-2Culture
The Minions on Followership
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When you hear a leader refer to the team as “followers” do you cringe? We are raised to not be a follower, but why does it have such a negative connotation?
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do-cultural-broken-windows-stand-between-you-and-an-engaged-team-2Accountability
Do Cultural “Broken Windows” Stand Between You and an Engaged Team?
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I was once walking through a warehouse with a Plant Manager when we came upon a trashcan that was tipped over. The mess was minimal and seemed “clean” (i.
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