DON’T SHORTCHANGE RESPECT
Research reported by the MIT Sloan Management Review elevates respect as the top cultural dynamic that most matters in today’s hybrid workplace. “Simply put, employees don’t like being demeaned or degraded.” Read about the other key factors shaping company culture here.
STRESS RELIEF THROUGH CONVERSATIONS
Finding ways to strike up conversations is great practice for handling the disruptions in today’s volatile work environment. According to this Business Reboot article, conversations where ideas are exchanged help you keep an open attitude–and that, in turn, can help you face and manage through periods of disruptions.
BEST COMPANIES PROMOTE CULTURE IN NEW WAYS
According to Forbes’ just-released roster of America’s Best Companies, extra attention is being spent on building culture in very different ways. Here’s what’s taking shape: “From protected time hours to more frequent virtual all-hands meetings to built-in wellness days that give everyone more time off, the focus is shifting away from perks that make the office enticing to benefits that make life more manageable.” Read more here.