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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…

Our Best Corporate Culture and Leadership Articles: Spring 2015

best organizational culture articles

Our team of keeps writing, and we keep sharing the most relevant content over our LinkedIn and Twitter feeds. But, some articles have surprised even us with their popularity. We’ve already shared our best from Q1, and we thought it was time for an update. Below you’ll find our 7 most popular blog posts of this Spring. We hope Read More…

5 Myths About Organizational Culture Every CEO Should Know

5 myths about organizational culture

The rising awareness of the importance of organizational culture has given way to a host of new pundits and opinions on the topic. Many thought leaders today are talking about company culture as if it’s akin to capturing a unicorn. It carries a romantic and mythological appeal that makes it an irresistible topic of conversation, but Read More…

Next Time, Say Something Real to Inspire Greatness

inspire greatness

Guest Article Written By Lou Solomon Years ago I attended a radio group awards gala for excellence in ratings and revenue. Everyone in that ballroom had already achieved a high bar of performance and made a huge sacrifice just to have been invited to this event. But the seating chart didn’t say that. The very Read More…

How Exceptional Companies Create High Performance Cultures

create high performance culture

For years, as an employee of a variety of organizations ranging from small consulting firms to the US Army, I’ve been increasingly fascinated with the way in which groups functioned.  How some could quickly align around a common set of practices that added tremendous value, while others could not.  How some organizations were able to Read More…

One Surprising Way To Build Resilience In The Workplace

build resilience in the workplace

“You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over.” – Richard Branson As an entrepreneur, business owner, or a leader in your organization, you may already know how important it is to be adaptable, build trust, and align your team around a common purpose that drives your Read More…

How Can a Company Effectively Hire For Cultural Fit?

hiring cultural fit

While cultural fit is often lauded as the most important part of hiring for both recruiters and candidates, it’s not always done in a way that truly puts the company’s cultural values before personal opinions. A recent New York Times article about hiring for cultural fit explores this idea further. Here at gothamCulture, we’re not quite Read More…

How to Jumpstart a Stalled Corporate Culture of Innovation

corporate culture of innovation

How often have you heard of a company being widely hailed as innovative in their field these days? It seems like everyone, especially in the startup world, wants to disrupt an industry, become a game changer, or spark a revolution in the hearts and minds of their consumers and competitors. Unfortunately, chasing a buzzword without Read More…

What Your Employees Really Need to Keep Them Engaged

key to keeping employees engaged

Employee engagement is one of the top challenges facing organizations today. In fact, 87% of organizations cited employee engagement as a top concern, according to a recent report from Deloitte. There may be many reasons why this is suddenly, and increasingly a concern for leaders over the past several years. And while behaviors like micromanagement, Read More…

Creating a Culture of Safety: More Than a Kitschy Catchphrase

creating a culture of safety

You’ve probably seen it before: a well-meaning cartoon safety poster hanging in your company warehouse about ladder safety; complete with a catchy slogan like, “while on a ladder, never step back to admire your work.” Reminders like these are good for a chuckle, but are they actually effective? All too often, organizations espouse the value Read More…

How The Modern Workplace Is Driven By Six Core Human Needs

modern workplace 6 core human needs

Have you ever wondered how your work environment impacts your well being and prosperity? Is your office environment meeting your core human needs? How do the mysteries of work and life connect to how and where we work? Every once in a while I meet someone really interesting in my travels.  Someone who is dong Read More…

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