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gothamCulture’s team is made up of relatable experts who specialize in organizational development and change management. 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 Read More…

It’s Time to Redefine the Rules of Employee Engagement

It's Time To Redefine The Rules Of Employee Engagement

There I was, sitting in a conference room with my client, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of a large, San Francisco-based company. I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into. I had been onsite supporting an unrelated project when my client asked me to join her in a meeting with another consulting Read More…

3 Development Principles to Reshape Performance Management

3 Development Principles to Reshape Performance Management

Guest article written by Levi Nieminen, Ph.D. As part of the debate over whether to end traditional performance management and where to go from here, one fundamental question that needs to be addressed is whether a single HR- Talent Management system can achieve both evaluative and developmental objectives? In this brief article, I describe a few Read More…

For DevOps Success, Embrace Culture Change

For DevOps Success, Embrace Culture Change

Out of the gate, I want you all to know that I’m not a tech expert. I’m happy that I’m able to navigate the typical business software and email on my laptop to get through my workweek. That said, at the Seattle Interactive Conference a couple of months ago, I attended a presentation by Lucas Read More…

Why Is Uber Going Unter In Germany?

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At gothamCulture we talk a lot about corporate culture – how the collective culture of everyone at a particular business creates environments where people thrive (and where people don’t). With the recent news about Uber having such difficulties bringing their services to Germany, I thought it would be interesting to look at the culture of Read More…

End of an Era: Thoughtfully Planning the Departure of a Founder

End of an Era: Thoughtfully Planning the Departure of a Founder

I recently sat down with a good friend and fellow entrepreneur to catch up. We get together on a fairly regular basis and I value our time together as a chance to share our experiences, challenges and successes through our respective careers. And because we are at very different points in our entrepreneurial journeys, we Read More…

How to Lead Your Organization Through Change in 2016

How to Lead Your Organization Through Change in 2016

As we all settle in to 2016, you may be rolling out new initiatives or policies that are meant to better your organization going forward. Whether it’s a few minor changes or a total reorganization, knowing where to focus your resources to be most effective can be a daunting. At gothamCulture, we’ve helped our clients Read More…

How To Find Positive Return On Leadership Development

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Last year, Deloitte released some startling statistics about leadership development in their 2015 Human Capital Trends Report. According to their global survey, 50 percent of respondents rated their leadership shortfalls as “very important.” Yet only 6 percent of organizations believe their leadership pipeline is “very ready”—pointing to a staggering capability gap. This capability gap will Read More…

How Two Military Spouses Found Success in Entrepreneurship

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A few weeks ago, I wrote a special Veterans Day piece focusing on a small, but growing, community of entrepreneurs that have gone largely unnoticed in American society: military spouses. I was so impressed by the women that I met with during my research that I decided to write a follow-up article showcasing, specifically, how Read More…

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