Employee Perks vs. Company Culture: What’s the Difference?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 5, 2017

As a leadership coach, I’ve encountered a lot of business owners and managers who dive into culture-building head-first. I always admire their gusto, but sometimes I must caution them to pull back. That’s because it’s all too common for leaders to confuse perks with culture—and while both have their place, the one is not a substitute for the latter.… Read more...

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How Your Culture Can Survive an Acquisition

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 26, 2016

Your company’s culture is the set of attitudes and values that binds your team and pushes you forward; there is nothing more important in defining who you are as a company, and what your company ultimately stands for. That’s why, when you merge your company with another, it’s so important to think about what that culture is and how it can be preserved, even as it blends with another.… Read more...

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What are the Metrics for Measuring Company Culture?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 23, 2015

It’s important to have goals, but goals don’t mean much if you have no way of tracking your progress. I think that’s the problem a lot of business leaders have with company culture. It’s not that they don’t understand it, nor that they don’t see the merit in making cultural improvements.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat are the Metrics for Measuring Company Culture?