97 results for culture

  • Sustaining culture on virtual teams

    Updated December 8, 2021 Many organizations that pivoted to work-from-home at the start of the pandemic, thinking it was a short-term necessity, are now looking at remote work as a long-term, even permanent, state of affairs. As such, they are searching for ways to get out of survival mode into a more sustainable mindset. Culture plays a big role in […]
  • Agile culture needs emotional intelligence

    Hurricane, pandemic, new competitor, international expansion, huge jump or drop in demand… companies must be ready for challenges they can’t predict and must respond to them more quickly than ever. That’s why so many organizations are adopting agile practices, like flattening decision-making hierarchies, introducing agile project management, or emphasizing flexibility in hiring. However, too many companies focus on making their […]
  • Results-oriented workplace culture

    Your team was formed to get results. It was not formed to increase the status of members or regularly get members out of their offices. It was not formed to claim and use resources. It does not exist to revisit the same agenda item over and over. So let’s look at some common problems and ways to become more oriented […]
  • Your team’s culture

    Have you ever been frustrated by having to work with a certain team? They seem to drag their heels, or they’re just so loud, or they just keep asking for more data? It’s common for some teams to work very differently, but still effectively, with each other and understanding a team’s style can help with that. Every team does things […]
  • Workplace culture

    Suggested DiSC profiles: The Five Behaviors Personal Development Everything DiSC Productive Conflict Everything DiSC Work of Leaders Everything DiSC Workplace DiSCProfiles blog categories Culture, Teams Articles 16 Ways To Preserve Company Culture In A Remote Environment by the Forbes Business Council, Forbes How to Make Organizational Culture Part of M&A Due Diligence, Gallup How to Sustain Your Organization’s Culture When […]
  • DiSC C group culture

    The “Get it right” team To continue my overview of the characteristics of teams based on their DiSC profiles and their Group Culture Report, I move on to the C culture. When a team displays an C culture it values high standards, careful analysis and diplomacy. It might shy away from new ideas. The C culture rewards Accuracy Completeness Attention […]
  • DiSC S group culture

    The “Get along” team To continue my overview of the characteristics of teams based on their DiSC profiles and their Group Culture Report, I move on to the S culture. When a team displays an S culture it tends to be stable, predictable and friendly. The S culture rewards Cooperation Loyalty Humility Thoughtfulness Team focus The S culture criticizes Aggressiveness […]
  • DiSC i group culture

    The “Get recognition” team To continue my overview of the characteristics of teams based on their DiSC profiles and their Group Culture Report, I move on to the i culture. When a team displays an i culture it tends to be energetic, optimistic and values time spent socializing. The i culture rewards Creativity Enthusiasm Optimism Collaboration Passion The i culture […]
  • DiSC D group culture

    The way we do things My last post covered the availability and usefulness of the Everything DiSC Group Culture Report which is available for the Workplace, Management and Sales profiles. If you have three or more people who have taken an Everything DiSC profile, you can run a group report for them. For the next four posts I’ll cover each […]
  • Don’t waste your one-on-one meetings

    Few managers are taught how to hold one-on-one meetings with their team members, but it’s a strong tool for developing, engaging, and motivating staff. It also builds trust, surfaces important issues, and maintains alignment of priorities. The best managers recognize 1:1s are not an add-on to their role —1:1s ARE foundational to being a manager. – Steven G. Rogelberg, professor […]
  • Be a better teammate: Results

    Why do teams exist? Put simply: the purpose of a team is to get results. While the purpose may be simple, the path to get there can be quite complex. Getting great results requires a team where everyone is committed to success. There are many ways individual team members can contribute to a culture of results on their team, even […]
  • Tips for DiSC C-style facilitators

    How does your DiSC style inform your facilitation style? Understanding the facilitation tendencies of your personality type can help reveal blind spots in your approach to leading workshops. Preparing a training session is not just about assembling the content—it’s also about knowing your own motivations and stressors and having a plan for the most effective delivery. When facilitating, your DiSC […]
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