What affects productivity, employee enthusiasm, turnover and determines whether star performers stay or leave? The answer is culture. But, culture is not simply about designing incentives, rewards, rules and, structures, nor is it about hanging “values” posters on company walls and having a mission and vision statement. Being able to create a vibrant, enduring and inclusive culture which attracts talents takes intentionality and investment. Not just from the human resource team, but throughout the company. This is especially so as talent markets are shifting and competition intensifies.
Not sure how to start? Timeo-Performance can help. As experts in assessing, building and developing teams and talents we can help you grow your team so that your company can succeed. This week, the 4 articles I compiled will convince you further on how culture plays a huge role in retaining talent and, creating synergy out of a multi-generational workplace:
“Curating culture is one of the most important investments you can make as a leader.”
Culture is the invisible force that shapes your company’s success and allows you to keep your star performers. And that’s why intentionally curating culture is one of your most important jobs as a leader. What role does the leader play in culture curation? Find out in this Forbes article.
According to Mark Miller Jr., founder of Body Shop Business, here are 4 general guidelines he has followed that has allowed him to find and keep good employees for his own business:
The different generations — be it the Millennials, Generation X or the baby boomers — seem to all have different expectations on how to be managed, what kind of rewards and even the speed of promotion. These are just some of the challenges faced in the modern multigenerational workplace. Can colleagues of all ages work well together? Find out how you might do so in this article from US News:
What could be an advantage of having 5 generations working together in the same place? You get unprecedented opportunities to learn from such a diverse range of experiences. How then can we create those opportunities on a daily basis at work? Find out in this HBR article:
Sally Kohn discovered, we all hate — some of us in subtle ways, others in obvious ones. As she confronts a hard story from her own life, she shares ideas on how we can recognize, challenge and heal from hatred in our institutions and in ourselves.