Welcome back to the Culture Hacker blog series. Today, I want to talk about coaching, and more specifically, providing feedback. Feedback, by definition, is a process by which information is given to a person about the outcome of an action, process, or activity. Feedback plays a critical role in developing, retaining, and inspiring your employees. [...]
How to build a Training Culture that develops skills, stimulates thinking, and improves performance.
SGEi is a training and communications company that works with companies across multiple industries and in over 30 countries around the world. Our team designs and delivers customized learning experiences at all levels of an organization. As a result of our experience, we wish to offer some advice when developing your own comprehensive internal training [...]
Welcome back to the Culture Hacker blog series. Today, I want to discuss an important communication tool that is unfortunately rendered ineffective too often, and that is the traditional meeting. American author Dave Barry wrote, "If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will [...]
When it comes to company culture and leadership effectiveness, there might not be a more important tool than communication. A lack of communication can result in a myriad of undesirable outcomes including decreased productivity, lower morale, more mistakes, and decreased innovation to name a few. Unfortunately, communication may be the area where most companies and [...]
Let’s discuss those dreaded – and mostly ineffective – performance reviews. In our one of our Culture Hacker blogs, I talked about the importance of informal feedback and how without regular, casual conversations on what an employee does well or could improve upon, then any formal feedback – like performance reviews – will miss out on [...]
Welcome back, and thanks for checking out my latest blog in the Culture Hacker series. This is a continuing conversation from my last blog about communication. Communication is essential in defining a company’s culture by socializing the team with the right messages. Today, let’s discuss an important communication tool that is unfortunately rendered ineffective too often, [...]
Welcome to our latest blog in the Culture Hacker series. Today we will discuss communication because it is the most valuable cultural tool. Communication is how we socialize team members to understand what is most important to and how to be successful in an organization. To communicate effectively – whether speaking face-to-face, communicating through actions, [...]