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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…

3 Things to Know Before Eliminating Performance Evaluations

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The HR scene has been up in arms recently as several large firms; including Deloitte, Accenture and GE have made the decision to eliminate their traditional performance evaluation processes. But before you go storming the gates of your CEO’s office with torches and pitchforks demanding that your organization follow in their footsteps, you may want Read More…

Job Crafting: Empowering Employees to Boost Engagement

job crafting

When thinking about ways to encourage employee engagement, many leaders rely on costly interventions, activities, and incentives in an attempt to force engagement through participation. Unfortunately, such approaches can be not only expensive, but also uninspiring and ineffective. However well intentioned, employees likely won’t buy into these initiatives unless they are already actively engaged in Read More…

How Workplace Design Impacts Employee Productivity

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Guest Article Written By Lee Parsons  With the UK’s productivity persistently lagging between 10-25% behind that of France, can a workplace design consultancy provide answers where operations, HR, sales and even government have collectively failed? An unconventional proposition maybe, but when these figures stretch back over 25 years, and the comparison is with a country Read More…

A Closer Look at Netflix’s Surprising Parental Leave Policy

netflix parental leave policy

Is Netflix’s move to unlimited maternity and paternity leave an innovative new trend or unintended train wreck waiting to happen? In this week’s announcement on their blog, Netflix’s Chief Talent Officer, Tawni Cranz, sparked a lengthy debate about the pros and cons of ‘unlimited’ policies for benefits like parental leave, vacation and sick time. Cranz’ Read More…

4 Leadership Lessons From History’s Most Successful Coaches

leadership lessons from successful coaches

Not only do sports imitate life, but sports also imitate business. CEOs and managers at all levels can learn a trick or two from the most distinguished sports coaches in history, incorporating both the technical and management sides of being a successful leader. Here are four timeless coaching philosophies that can be adopted by today’s Read More…

Crowdsourcing: Your Key To A More Effective, Engaged Organization?

crowdsourcing engaged organization

If you’re an entrepreneur with a great idea, or leading a company that’s looking for ways to innovate, there may be no better way to gather feedback, acquire funding quickly, or evolve your good idea into the next big thing than by crowdsourcing. Wired Magazine editors Jeff Howe and Mark Robinson first coined the term Read More…

New Employee Onboarding: Lessons From Philmont Scout Ranch

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The onboarding process is one of the most important experiences your new employees will have at your company. It’s a way for you to welcome them with open arms as a valued new member of your organization’s culture. If done well, your new hires will feel important, supported and immediately motivated to do their best Read More…

Build A Culture of Trust: Sharing Financials With Your Team

sharing financials with your team

The open sharing of company financials can still be a touchy subject for many leaders. For years, it was generally accepted that a company should have closed books. No one questioned a company’s success if they were able to please investors, and employees certainly did not need to have access to closed door financial forecasting Read More…

Change Begins Where Strategy, Culture And Leadership Connect

culture and leadership change

Many organizations know when they are in need of change. Things that once worked don’t seem work any longer across the organization. Small issues in one area or function or department now seem systemic. Behaviors and attitudes about work, and with work, are changing. Austerity, ambiguity and productivity issues may be permeating. Organizations recognize when there is Read More…

Two Ways To Ensure Your Corporate Culture And Values Align

corporate culture and values

When you think of your company’s values, what comes to mind? Do they serve as a compass for your organization? A manifesto? Do they hold any weight at all? In the organizational development field, and particularly in my work in organizational culture, the importance of a solid set of values in your company cannot be Read More…

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