Blog: Reflections and inspirations
Improving organizational culture doesn't have to be big, messy, and abstract. It can and does happen in small doses, though it certainly helps to have good tactics. Here are two small-scale tactics that can have lasting effects.
If your palette of culture-shifting tools is limited to meetings, presentations, mandate, persuasion, and technology, it’s no wonder that culture-shifting seems impossible. What tools for conversational leadership are in your kit? Marc Rettig scans the "communication continuum" and offers a chance to expand your toolkit.
We stepped back for reflection and redefinition, but now that period is over. In 2016 we will relaunch as a firm committed to the emerging practices of creating in social complexity and shifting social patterns in organizations, communities, and systems.
We're partnering with Rosenfeld Media to produce the first Advance Retreat, February 11-12, in Palm Springs, California. We are gathering no more than 50 design leaders to work together on this critical question: "How can we foster an effective, open, enduring culture of design in our organizations?" Want to know how we'll tackle it, and if it's for you? Read on.
Part one of an update, ten weeks after closing business as usual to find the next form of our work. This update has to do with the results of persistent reflection. Tomorrow's update will describe more practical outcomes.