As you know, I joined the Consortium 4 Change (C4C) of the Business InSITE Group (BiG), an invitation-only network of thought leaders partnering together. That gives me access (and therefore you) to even more leadership development opportunities. Earlier this month I told you about inFRONT Leaders taking place April 16-18, 2019 in Manhattan Beach, California. The program is designed for any operating leader who can benefit from better understanding the future of work, unleashing their leadership potential and developing their own and their team’s innovative spirit.
I'm pleased to also share with you the BiG Coaching Differentiator, a whole network of expert coaches for your organizational needs. I shared my perspective on coaching programs previously in my post, "First Things First: Fundamentals for an Executive Coaching Program." Find out 10 compelling ways BiG brings significant value to coaching relationships and let me know if you are interested in either of these programs.
Access an introduction and excerpt of Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @Work on TLNT.com!
Culture Your Culture: Innovating Experiences @Work is featured in HR Magazine! It's an honor to be listed on the Best of HR Books.
Here's the text of their review:
"In Culture Your Culture Jaw-Madson shows organizations how they can systematically build culture through positive experiences at work. It's intended to be a resource for people and organizations to apply 'design thinking' to company culture, in order to create meaningful experiences. Jaw-Madson hopes that through introducing the notion and with her guidance anyone can become an expert in creating their own culture."
To accompany the new video on the landing page, here is a new downloadable brochure for you to read and share! Get to know Co.-today.
When does high-performance become overwork? Mildred Culp, PhD of WorkWise asked this question in her recent column and put in a quote from Co.-'s Karen Jaw-Madson. There's a point at which high performance becomes overwork and eventually burnout. Multiplied with many people and sustained over time, there's a cultural impact. Both employees and employers share a responsibility in this, and it should be managed intentionally. Check out the column and look into how this topic applies to your company.
Co.- joined Adrian Swinscoe on his RARE Business Podcast to discuss why design thinking is part of Design of Work Experience's approach to culture work: among a number of reasons, it's people-centered, achieved through learning, iterative, experiential and necessary for good change management. We also touched on how DOWE is a form of organizational mindfulness. In the same way individuals practice this, organizations can pay attention to the present in ways that could positively impact their future. Adrian also published a companion summary article to this podcast on Customer Think, which has garnered a number of views and shares across social media.
Being physically safe at work should be a given, but unfortunately it isn't. What's more, it's not just about physical safety, but also psychological safety and well being. Does your organization do enough to keep people safe?
Remember this if you want an engaged workforce: safety > threat. Without this, people will operate in fear of negative consequences. That, in turn, creates the conditions for an unhealthy workplace and matching business results. Paradoxically, THIS creates MORE RISK for organizations.
Find out why creating a culture of safety isn't enough in Co.-Design of Work Experience's interview with Safety and Health Practitioner, and while you are at it, read the blog post about why there's no such thing as cherry picking A Culture of "This or That."
Here's a Co.- interview for the culture cynics - the question for them, either now or in the future, is: "How's that working out for you?"
Design of Work Experience (DOWE) is for those that are:
1) open to trying different things to get different results
2) care about people & culture
There may be lots of valid reasons and experiences that lead to cynicism about culture, but the best cynics are the ones who are open-minded.
My interview with Tayo Rockson, MBA on As Told by Nomads #podcast is LIVE!! So many topics covered, including my upbringing as a child of immigrants, development of my cultural identity, then of course the importance of managing organizational culture and how Design of Work Experience (DOWE) can help.
I recently joined Swag Sam of What Up Silicon Valley on his podcast, Brand Hero. The discussion centered around the importance and alignment between culture and brand.
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