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July 7, 2017 - No Comments!

How a book club can change your business

Zappos famously does this. TriNet and Warby Parker too. Mark Zuckerberg spent a year promoting one on Facebook and Arnie Malham created a whole company around it.

We are talking about the Book Club. But this is not your grandma’s Book Club.

Over the last decade, growing numbers of companies have created employee reading programs. These book clubs are driven by an interest in improving competency, camaraderie, and innovation while helping employees develop systematic reading habits. Read more

June 22, 2017 - Comments Off on “high/low check-in”

“high/low check-in”

Many companies have identified a set of company values. These are supposed to serve as a North Star and the filter through which you assess everything you do - as individuals and as a team. But a list of values without a system to monitor your alignment with them is a waste. So to ensure that you are living your values and giving yourselves no place to hide, consider doing a “high/low check-in” at the beginning of your weekly staff meetings.

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