Company Culture Articles

  • Photo of Microsoft employees gathered around Bill Gates and CEO Satya Nadella at employee rally

    How Microsoft “Renovated” Its Culture by Following These 3 Steps

    December 4, 2019

    Early this year, the Institute of Corporate Productivity (i4cp) released new research into what it takes for an organization to successfully transform its culture. It studied nearly 7,700 global business professionals representing thousands of companies — 64% of whom had experience with culture transformation.  The report identified a direct correlation between...

  • 4 Creative Ways Companies Show They’re Thankful for Their Employees

    November 25, 2019

    While Thanksgiving might only be celebrated in the U.S. and a few other countries, the need to express gratitude is universal. And in the workplace, it’s important to regularly show employees that you’re thankful for their hard work and dedication — after all, without them, the company wouldn’t exist.  In a 2018 study of 175,000 global professionals, Randstad...

  • How to Build More Confident — and Successful — Teams, According to Activist Brittany Packnett

    October 31, 2019

    When renowned activist and educator Brittany Packnett gave her first-ever TED talk earlier this year, she found herself following a speaker who helped discover a new galaxy. As if that wasn’t intimidating enough, the first two rows were filled with billionaires, and everyone kept asking if she was nervous.  Brittany’s talk was all about confidence, so she wasn’t...

  • VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a ...

    October 3, 2019

    Claude Silver had a great career. As senior vice president at VaynerMedia, she loved her team and had a great relationship with her...

  • 5 ‘Ridiculous’ Ways Patagonia Has Built a Culture That Does...

    September 27, 2019

    The outdoor retailer Patagonia makes iconic fleeces and hoodies, backpacks and Baggies. But its signature product may be its...

  • How Cynthia Marshall Transformed the Dallas Mavericks’...

    September 25, 2019

    Less than a year into her retirement from being the SVP of HR at AT&T, Cynthia Marshall’s phone began to ring. Her husband held out...