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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…

4 Questions That Will Define a Lasting Corporate Culture

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In middle school, I always loved presentations that started, “Webster’s Dictionary defines X as blah, blah, blah.” It felt like we heard five of those a day. I’m well out of middle school, but based on Merriam-Webster’s selection for the 2014 Word of the Year, I feel like it’s my turn to play the dictionary Read More…

The Problem with Work-Life Balance: Tips for Planting Trees

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Guest Article Written by Dr. Tracy Brower We talk a lot about balance. Work-life balance, balancing our time, balancing our commitments, and balancing our priorities. But what if we have it all wrong, and the paradigm of balance has actually been getting in our way? Why Balance Doesn’t Work Balance connotes a zero-sum game. In a world Read More…

Build Your Leadership On A Foundation Of Trust

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The most effective leaders share a lot of characteristics, but the most important is their ability to inspire trust. With a solid leadership foundation of trust, team members will act freely and without fear, and they’ll be more willing to take risks, move outside their comfort zones, and explore new ideas. They’ll more readily share Read More…

How to Get More From Your Mind-Numbing Meetings

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“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.” – Dave Barry No one likes sitting through a pointless office meeting. Poorly run meetings can be a ball and chain to many organizations. They take Read More…

Give Employees a Voice by Crowdsourcing Leadership Decisions

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As a leader, your title alone might lead you to falsely believe that you have all the answers. After all, others have entrusted you to direct the company, right? , and when leaders default to making ill-informed decisions, they slowly etch away at dismal employee satisfaction levels. In fact, a recent survey by TINYhr found that 79 percent of Read More…

Redefining Business As Usual: An Introduction To Orghacking

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Why is it that many large-scale change initiatives fall short of expectations?  Some might say it’s because leaders weren’t communicating the effort effectively. Others might say employees were stuck in a “business as usual” attitude. I would argue that the failure of many change efforts can be attributed to three factors: The organization didn’t target the 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…

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