The post-decentralized organization

dispersed paint spray

It’s not cultures that aren’t compatible, its people’s patterns of behavior.  Are you willing to adjust to your personal behavior to adapt to a new environment?  You may not have a choice at times.  The military requires people to have a specific haircut, wear uniforms, and generally do what they say when ordered.  Competitive sports favor people that are disciplined … Read More

Long term

Long winding road

Continuous improvement can lead to continuous growth.  The tough part is that profit likely won’t be realized immediately.  It’s a long-term game.

Communication builds culture

people building culture

Communication can be nonexistent, sporadic, or steady.  It can also be irrelevant and meaningless. Effective communication can keep people informed, sway the unconvinced, and motivate them to achieve new heights.  When not done well it can build walls, turn people away, and cause them to lose interest in your goals. In any organization, clear and consistent communication is what holds … Read More