These are turbulent times, and I think many of us feel pretty powerless (no matter which side of the fence we're on). So while we can't fix politics (or maybe we can, but that's a topic for a different kind of blog), we can focus on the things that matter to us directly. Our communities, our friends, our neighbors, our colleagues. And I believe there is one specific area where we can make a difference.
Culture That Works
Is aligned, strategic collaboration something you're working towards at your organization? Are there underlying culture issues stopping your people from collaborating effectively? Jamie has some suggestions.
Do you have experience or know-how to share with a nonprofit? MissionBox.com is a newly launched free resource that helps connects nonprofit leaders connect with that perfect peer who is seeking guidance.
I was privileged to teach a module about Aligning Community Management and Workplace Culture to the new class of Community Engagement Fellows at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
So perhaps I am biased, as the Culture Chat podcast is my podcast I have started producing over at WorkXO, but it really is awesome and I want to share it with you. Here's a list of the episodes so far.
Do you care about workplace culture? Do you want to improve strategic alignment with business goals, employee engagement or retention, or attracting Millennials to your organization? Do you have a bit of spare budget that you need to spend before the end of the year? This is literally the most impactful thing you can do with it.