company culture

Help! My team is not strong enough. Using Applied Improvisation to build stronger teams.

Help! My team is not strong enough. Using Applied Improvisation to build stronger teams.

We learn very early in life that the strongest survive.  We know that building a house of straw or sticks isn’t the smartest plan. The solid choice is brick, carefully placed one by one and bound together by a strong adhesive.  It might take longer and the work is tedious, but the end result will stand strong and weather the storms (or a hungry wolf).

Change Your Company Culture, or Else

Change Your Company Culture, or Else

During my years working in the staffing industry, questions about a company’s culture came up a lot.  Staffing companies play an important role as the liaison between prospective candidates and the company doing the hiring.  A company’s culture is a critical piece in enticing talent to want to work at a particular company. I was always amazed at how many companies undervalued their culture.

Companies That Fear, Will Fail

Companies That Fear, Will Fail

When I left the corporate world, I took with me experiences of working in a variety of cultures and environments.  I know firsthand how fear in a work environment can strip you of all creativity and innovation. I can relate to the timid faces of coworkers in a staff meeting scared to say anything for fear of being shot down or dismissed.