As a global team, it is essential that we align around a shared vision and invest in the culture and health of the organization. Tea Time is a one-hour meeting held three times monthly that enables us to do just that.
There's no such thing as culture—only cultural practices. If you try to manage culture from the top-down, it just doesn’t work. If you offer individual policies that direct action, it can shape the behavior of an entire group. Take it from a school of fish.
The success of your company will be defined by the culture of communication you set across your team. Read this post where the founder of Unreasonable shares the "communication architecture" of the team at Unreasonable Group.
Giving your "gut" reactions credit for being your "faster intelligence" is the first step toward making morally astute and accurate decisions. Read this post and learn mechanisms to make this "faster intelligence" louder, more lucid, and more pronounced.
When was the last time you regretted a decision you made based on "going with your gut?" Probably never. That's why it's time to think of “listening to your gut” as “listening to your faster intelligence.”
Fear of failure has prevented people from falling in love, becoming artists, telling friends the truth, and chasing dreams without apology. If we are going to continue to shy away from failure, it's time we redefined it.