Thinking Outside of the Thinking Outside of the Box

By | 2017-04-05T08:05:39+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Root Blog, Workplace Culture|

The following text is an excerpt from GETTING TO "YES AND": THE ART OF BUSINESS IMPROV by Bob Kulhan with Chuck Crisafulli. WHAT EXACTLY DOES IMPROVISATION have to do with business? Think about the major trends in the business world. Emerging technology continues to increase the speed of business. Moreover technology itself continues to change [...]

The Purpose Effect

By | 2017-02-09T16:04:03+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Root Blog, Workplace Culture|

Intro If you are someone who has struggled with fusing your personal passion with your profession, you are not alone. The excerpt from Dan Pontefract’s THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization might be just the book you need to read next. Check out the following excerpt and see how [...]

Culture vs. Strategy

By | 2017-02-03T11:30:20+00:00 April 4th, 2012|Root Blog, Workplace Culture|

I recently saw a video post from Rachel Sklar on Fast Company’s site about Culture vs. Strategy.  You may have heard the saying “Culture will eat strategy for lunch,” meaning that culture tends to be stronger in a lot of organizations than strategy.  Rachel pointed out that anyone who thinks that culture and strategy [...]

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