In a letter to the CEOs of the world’s largest public companies, BlackRock founder and chief executive Laurence Fink threw down the gauntlet, informing the companies that profits alone will no longer be enough to merit the investment firm’s support: a company must “show how it makes a positive contribution to society.”
Technology has made working virtual easier than ever. But that's made building culture harder than ever too. If you are looking to build REAL culture in a VIRTUAL workforce then consider these 8 best practices which the authors have seen and used first-hand to build vibrant cultures in geographically dispersed teams.
Mission, Vision & Values are dead and are likely to generate eye rolling. But Purpose, Way & Impact (PWI) can bring inspiration back to these critical, foundational messages. With our new DIY Workshop Kit anyone can lead their organization to a set of statements their customers and staff can believe in.
In today’s business environment – where everyone has a voice (social media), where Millennials shun traditional authority, and where creativity and entrepreneurial spirit are needed most – leaders should look back to their old college days for some new ideas on how to lead their organizations into tomorrow.