Closing the Gap Between What Boards Know – and Think They Know – About Company Culture

Closing the Gap Between What Boards Know – and Think They Know – About Company Culture

The National Association of Corporate Directors just released a benchmark report on “Culture as a Corporate Asset.” This is an encouraging step as it shows that business leaders are taking corporate culture seriously. Among the critical recommendations: boards and executives must help change company culture by enabling consistent behavior that reinforces…

The Millennial Perspective on Company Culture

The Millennial Perspective on Company Culture

The American workplace is in the midst of a generational shift: millennials (those born between 1976 and 2001) will make up 50% of the workforce by 2020 and as much as 75% of the workforce by 2025. As this shift progresses, millennials will increasingly influence their company culture with the values they consider important in the workplace and in life.…

Elegy for 9/11

Elegy for 9/11

I was sitting at my desk in Cambridge, Massachusetts, working on a proposal with my colleague, John Devanney, when the first odd news arrived. A young coworker had called from lower Manhattan moments after the first plane hit the first tower. She would be late to the office, she told John, as debris was falling all over the place. John told her to be safe,…

Amazon Alexa, AI and the Core Values Built Into the Machines Shaping Our Future

Amazon Alexa, AI and the Core Values Built Into the Machines Shaping Our Future

CEO Daniel Forrester and Senior Analyst Aileen Gray were recently published at voicebot.ai about "the relentless move toward automation and artificial intelligence means for the future of corporate culture and leadership."

Celebrating Five Years of THRUUE

Celebrating Five Years of THRUUE

The odds of a small American business surviving five years are only 50%

Of Impossible Situations and Architecting Corporate Strategy & Culture

Of Impossible Situations and Architecting Corporate Strategy & Culture

A few weeks ago, United Airlines issued its “United Flight 3441 Review and Action Report.” Eleven pages long, it came in direct response to the viral incident of a man dragged from a plane when he refused to give up his seat for a United flight crew member. United’s intention in releasing the report was to communicate “concrete and meaningful actions that…