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How to turn your employees into brand advocates

[fa icon="calendar'] 19-Feb-2018 14:33:13 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in Engagement, Team culture, People-First, Jerome Parisse-Brassens, HR

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Twenty years ago, branding was still new and organisations were reluctant to spend any money on it. Today, every organisation has a budget for its brand. Everyone is clear that the brand of a business is critical to its success. 

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Letting go of power is not easy. . . but you should give it a try

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Feb-2018 16:27:15 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Culture change, Team culture, People-First, Managing behaviours, Amanda Fajak, Psychology

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I was only a teenager when I first read the question ‘what would I do if I weren’t afraid’. I was young and uncertain with all the angst of being young and not knowing my place in the world. I was filled naively with a confidence that when I grew up that I would become fearless as I would somehow have all the answers – or at least enough of them to be bold.

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Archetype in focus: the People-First culture

[fa icon="calendar'] 11-Feb-2016 15:20:49 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in Carolyn Taylor, Culture archetypes, Behaviour, Diversity, Empowerment, People-First, Symbols, Systems

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Through our 25 years of experience, we’ve observed that most current and desired cultures can be described by one or more of six cultural archetypes. This article focuses on the People-First Culture. Some other words for People-First? Empowerment, development, safety, care, relationships, and fun.

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Learn to say "no" - your culture will thank you for it

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Jan-2016 19:56:49 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in Culture archetypes, Accountability, Communication, Empowerment, One-Team, People-First, Jerome Parisse-Brassens

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Are you one of those people who are reluctant to say “no”? 

I was recently discussing with a friend some of the changes that we have both seen in the workplace in the last 20 years. One of them was the mobile phone. I can still remember when fixed lines were the only way to contact clients. And it was fairly easy: I never used to struggle to talk to my clients over the phone – I sometimes had to leave a message but they would call back or I would call them back later myself.

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The Glassdoor top 25: What does it take to be a contender?

[fa icon="calendar'] 09-Oct-2014 19:34:07 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Engagement, Carolyn Taylor, Greater-Good, Values, Glassdoor, People-First, Brands

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Workplace reviewers Glassdoor recently published their annual list of the Top 25 Companies for Culture and Values. Most of us know the roll call for 2014, but what are the common features?

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