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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…

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…

Five Ways to Foster Commitment During Organizational Change

foster commitment during organizational change

You’ve already met for countless hours with consultants, your leadership teams, and analysts to plan a change for your organization. You have a well thought-out direction and plenty of steps to get there. You’re ready… Chomping at the bit… …Now what? You’ve worked hard to map out the path ahead. But to move towards that Read More…

Values with Teeth: Create More Meaningful Values Statements

create value statements with teeth

Guest article written by Levi Nieminen, Ph.D. A number of years back, Patrick Lencioni wrote, “Make your values mean something.” His Harvard Business Review article (HBR) is a must-read for any executives toying with the idea of creating values statements in their companies, particularly those who may be doing so lightly. For those of you who Read More…

How to Boost Performance Through Thoughtful Workplace Design

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Does workplace design boost performance, or is it another passing trend for companies who are grasping at straws in their ongoing quest to be “cool”, innovative or enticing in their efforts for attracting top talent? First, let me be clear: I’m not an expert in the design of physical workspaces. But, having had the privilege Read More…

Does Remote Work Help Or Hinder Employee Happiness?

remote work employee happiness

The question of whether or not to allow employees to work remotely is heavily debated from one organization to another. While many startups and consultancies like ours have had success giving their team members flexible work hours, other organizations are hesitant to adopt a new policy of remote work. For some organizations, the concept of letting Read More…

How to Prepare For Successful Organizational Culture Change

prepare for successful organizational culture change

While most of your employees likely understand that their primary responsibility at work is — well — to work, I’m going out on a limb here and guessing that they don’t want to be treated like mindless drones in the process. In today’s hyper-connected world, employees are making their voices heard: They want to join 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…

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