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gothamCulture team is made up of relatable experts who love what they do. Through our blog, we hope to share our passion and gained knowledge in helping clients navigate change. Over the years, we’ve found that sometimes even the smallest nugget of insight can prove to be a hidden gem — providing fresh perspectives and Read More…

Budget For Culture: How Investing In Your Team Drives Results

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As a leader, every decision you make shapes your organizational culture, and when it comes to budgeting your limited resources, these decisions send powerful messages to your people about what’s most important. After all, money doesn’t just talk — it shouts your priorities through a bullhorn. You have to make budgeting decisions that drive your Read More…

How Culture and Leadership Pave the Road to the Super Bowl

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As we head into Super Bowl 49 this weekend, we at gothamCulture can’t help but think about a professional football team’s culture and leadership that has (or has not) helped teams get to the big game. Like a corporate organization, NFL football teams’ organizational culture is largely made up of leadership, team members, and the Read More…

Is Your Anonymous Employee Survey Doing More Harm Than Good?

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We live in an era of oversharing. While most people are comfortable sharing what they ate for lunch, what they watched on TV, and what their relationship status is with 500 of their “closest” friends on Facebook and Twitter, the idea of telling their boss what they really think still feels pretty risky. The traditional Read More…

5 Ways to Align Your Organizational Strategy and Culture

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2015: A new year. A fresh start. The perfect time to review this past year, set new goals, and determine where you want your company to head this year. It’s time to take control of what this New Year will bring by aligning your company culture and organizational strategy. I have previously explored how your Read More…

How to Build a Sustainable Startup Culture For Rapid Growth

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In today’s fiercely competitive startup landscape, entrepreneurs are faced with new challenges on a daily basis. Beyond the actual viability of the market for their product or service, they must ensure that they focus on building a sustainable organization that continues to thrive as they grow and change. Guiding a company from startup to success Read More…

Harness The Power Of Self-Organization To Fuel Your Culture

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In my previous post, I discussed how self-organization (or emergent order) is the foundation for organizational success.  In this post, I’d like to propose some ideas for working with emergent orders (rather than against them) to enhance the workplace. First and foremost, the concept of emergence can be difficult to grasp. Emergence is an impersonal Read More…

Time For a Change? Consider Company Culture In 2015

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As 2014 comes to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect on our business successes and opportunities. Maybe you’ve had a successful year. Your company hit a new milestone, or doubled your revenue. Or, maybe your planning for next year was more about finding opportunities than celebrating success. No matter what last year means Read More…

5 Steps to Preventing Brain Drain in Your Organization

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When a key employee decides to leave your organization, a million thoughts fly through your head at once: Why is this employee leaving in the first place? Was there anything you could have done to prevent his departure? And, of course, what will you do without him? If that employee had unique expertise in a Read More…

Manage Risk By Building Antifragile Organizational Cultures

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Although it’s been out for a couple years, I recently reread Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s books The Black Swan and Antifragile.  When they came in out the midst of the recession, they quickly caught the attention of readers looking for answers as to why we didn’t see the financial crisis coming and how can we protect Read More…

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