Get on a Southwest flight to anywhere, buy shoes from Zappos.com, pants from Nordstrom, groceries from Whole Foods, anything from Costco, a Starbucks espresso, or a Double-Double from In N' Out, and you'll get a taste of these brands’ vibrant cultures. Unfortunately, culture is often misunderstood and discounted as a touchy-feely, rather than a bottom line, a component of a business. That’s not the case. As Peter Drucker, the founder of modern management said, “Culture eats strategy for lunch.” Culture is one of the most important business drivers that has to be intentionally set and periodically adjusted to push long-term, sustainable success. It's not good enough just to have an amazing product and a healthy bank balance. The workplace culture can enable a company's success or be the key to its undoing.
What about your company’s culture? Does it inspire and engage or get in your people’s way, slowing and wearing them down? Is it driven from top-down directives or cross-department collaboration? What stories do your people and your customers tell about you? This webinar will show how you can get a good read on the health of your culture.
This webinar will help you understand the power of culture, how it enhances or details change and what you can do to make culture change work for you.
Corporate culture is a hot topic among businesses who want to attract the best talent, translate their values into their products and services, and show customers what they're all about. There are significant benefits that come from a vibrant and impactful culture. They are:
Also, culture often becomes the focus of attention during periods of organizational change. Mergers and acquisitions, new systems implementations and elaborate initiatives typically fail because organizations become caught in the so-called "jaws of culture” - when the existing culture becomes inappropriate and hinders rather than supports progress.
Marcia Zidle is a board certified executive coach, business management consultant and keynote speaker, who works with organizations to leverage their leadership and human capital assets that results in higher performance and profitability.
She has 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience in a variety of industries
and brings an expertise in social and emotional intelligence; executive and team leadership; employee engagement and innovation; personal and organization change management
She has been selected one of LinkedIn Profinder’s top leadership and career coaches for 2016& 2017!