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In traditional cultures, there tends to be a clear hierarchy and an organized structure to how work gets done and who does it. Traditional cultures tend to offer a sense of control, stability, and consistency. traditional cultures may get stuck from promoting formal communication over informal collaboration and community.
Do you feel a sense of belonging at work? Or do you spend time and energy trying to fit in? Do you downplay any part of who you are? Do you feel safe being vulnerable with colleagues? Cultivating a sense of belonging and psychological safety is crucial for innovation, creativity, and risk-taking, yet most of us don’t feel comfortable bringing our whole selves to work.
Achievement cultures are often very results-oriented with a drive to be the best. They often love to be competitive and move quickly to set trends. Achievement cultures often have a more direct or firm communication style, often to support quick decisions and taking quick action.
We all have an innate ability to connect to the collective intelligence. To be in our bodies. To feel. In this episode of the Life and Leadership Podcast, we are joined by LiYana Silver, the mentor, speaker and author behind Feminine Genius: The Provocative Path to Waking Up and Turning On the Wisdom of Being a Woman.
Innovative cultures thrive on being entrepreneurial, dynamic and fast-changing. There is often a focus on being iterative and bringing first viable products to market. Innovative cultures might also get stuck in the trap of frequently changing direction, creating wasted time.
Today on the Life and Leadership Podcast, we discuss what being present looks like in our lives. What can we do to truly experience life and stay grounded in the present? We share our own struggles to stay present when we’re overscheduled and describe the challenge of being responsive to social media for business—without getting sucked into the world of the screen.
Primarily Supportive cultures offer more autonomy and freedom, both in decision making and how you do your work. Supportive cultures tend to have lower hierarchy, and operate with decentralized control where each unit can do what they need to do rather than get cut and dry directives from the top.
Today on the podcast, we’re joined by Deanna Singh, the Founder and Chief Change Agent at Flying Elephant. She explains what it means to be a Social Entrepreneur and talks about her diverse body of work that all leads back to her purpose. Her new book, Purposeful Hustle, is a field guide with colorful stories for you to align to your purpose in your work.
So, you want to unlock your potential as a leader or develop the capabilities of the leaders in your organization. How do you know if you need a consultant or a coach? How do you go about finding a professional who’s the right fit? And what can you expect from the...
I love and respect the work we are doing in diversity & inclusion. I think it is noble and necessary work. And, I think sometimes we are spiking the ball at the 10-yard line and calling it a touchdown. We are not getting to the outcome that we hope for: belonging.
The way we gather is changing. The number of traditional faith communities continues to decline as we move into a post-religious society. The question becomes, where will we go for support when we really need it? How do we create a new kind of community that...