An organization lives and dies by its culture. Gone are the days of punching a time clock and hunkering down until retirement. High-capacity people want to work for high-capacity organizations – and high-capacity organizations should care about culture.
Author and management consultant, Peter Drucker, says it best, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” It’s a sentiment echoed by our CEO, William Vanderbloemen in the book Culture Wins: The Roadmap to an Irresistible Workplace, “When a culture is bad, no matter how talented the team or great the strategy, a team will never reach its potential. Because whether good or bad, culture is the trump card that determines your team’s outcome."
As a leader, are you creating a contagious culture where people want to come to work? And even more, want to invite their friends to join them?
Use these seven characteristics to help shape a healthy, purpose-driven culture for your purpose-driven organization.