Culture Eats Strategy for…an Appetizer

Culture Eats Strategy for…an Appetizer

We’ve all heard Peter Drucker’s saying, “Culture eats strategy for lunch [or breakfast].” I am, of course, not going to disagree with that statement. However, given the work world today, it’s not enough. Culture doesn’t just eat strategy for breakfast or lunch. Culture eats strategy as an appetizer. Then it eats strategy for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, a snack, etc. A poor company culture will eat up and spit out your organization if its cultural framework, strategic priorities, and systems are not aligned with the culture your organization wants and needs to survive.
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Create Values That Support Your Culture

Create Values That Support Your Culture

If you’re like most organizations today, you’re struggling to attract, train, develop, promote, and retain great team members. Heck, you’re struggling to find and retain team members – regardless of how great they may be! You’re also dealing with a myriad of supply chain and pricing issues, social and political divisiveness, altered expectations of ‘the workplace’, and much more. All of these pressures make ‘just doing what you do’ a true challenge. So how do you attract, train, develop, promote, and retain great team members during crazy times? It comes down to one thing: (more…)