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Feb
26

It Doesn’t Take Years to Change Your Culture

I was at an event recently for association CEOs on finding and keeping top talent. The topic of culture was raised repeatedly (yay!), but in the middle of the panel discussion, a CEO of a large and successful association dropped this bomb (not a direct quote, but my paraphrase of what she said): It takes […]

By Jamie Notter | Transform Culture
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Feb
26

How to embed your core values

On the “love” side, I’ve seen many different organizations that I respect greatly — organizations with truly outstanding cultures — which not only have core values, but firmly believe they anchor an outstanding culture. They reference them frequently, at all levels inside the organization. They live them. On the “hate” side, however, I have also […]

By Jamie Notter | Transform Culture
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Feb
26

The Only Point of Culture is Driving Success

Here’s a basic truth: everyone wants a “positive” culture. This is most certainly true if you’re in charge in an association. You want to be able to say that the culture there is good or positive—maybe even cool, fun, or awesome. Right? WRONG. I understand the desire to have a positive culture — it’s certainly […]

By Jamie Notter | Transform Culture
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Feb
26

Interview: Mark Anderson

Today’s interview is with Mark Anderson, CEO at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. ASSH is one of our favorite case studies of organizations with awesome cultures, and was featured in the Digital chapter of our book When Millennials Take Over. If you want to read more, this chapter is included for you here. [Maddie […]

By Maddie Grant | Transform Culture
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Feb
26

If you want great talent, you need a great culture

I assume you’ve all heard the expression, “People don’t leave organizations—they leave managers.” I get it: managers do matter and can have a big impact on the experience of an employee. But when you leave an organization because of a manager, in many cases, that manager is simply doing what that organizational culture expects of […]

By Jamie Notter | Transform Culture
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Feb
26

Maddie’s February Culture Picks

ONCE A MONTH, I’LL ROUND UP SOME LINKS TO POSTS FROM AROUND THE INTERNET ON OUR CULTURE TOPIC OF THE MONTH. HERE’S THIS MONTH’S READING LIST: Creating Culture: An Imperfect Recipe (Andy Dunn, CEO of Bonobos) “Most of the time when you need something at a company, you make it. If you want to sell a […]

By Maddie Grant | Transform Culture
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Feb
26

Why Culture is at the Heart of Association Success

IT’S TIME TO UP OUR GAME, ASSOCIATIONS. Join me in a year-long exploration of culture and association success. I am embarking on a fairly ambitious writing endeavor: one full year’s worth of content focused squarely on the role that culture plays in driving the associations’ success. For those who know me, you’ll recognize these are […]

By Jamie Notter | Transform Culture
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