Vote CLx to SXSW Interactive 2016
From Culture Fail to Business Win
So here’s the deal: as we’ve learned from Silicon Valley this year, culture is a tricky thing, and odds are your culture change initiative is going to fail. Take heart! Join CULTURE LABx Co-Founders Lindsay Wolff Logsdon and Josh Levine as they explore major culture fails at companies like Starbucks, Zappos, and Reddit, how they recovered, learned, and ultimately succeeded.
- What major culture initiatives failed for these brands?
- What did these companies learn from these failures?
- How can my organization prototype culture initiatives in order to learn from failure?
Culture Fit: Your Startup Is Dead Without It
They say talent is key; what they don’t say is what predicts 89% of that talent’s likelihood to thrive. It’s culture fit—the single biggest predictor of engagement, longevity and productivity, and if you don’t get it right, you’re dead. In this session culture leaders Natalie Baumgartner, Ph.D. and Josh Levine will discuss what makes for a great culture fit, and how to attract, spot and hire them in the first place. Come find out, or find your startup dead.
- What makes a great culture fit?
- How can I spot a great culture fit?
- How can I attract great culture fits?
Cultures of Consequence Workshop
As organizations grow, leaders have a vision for it’s future, but what’s the plan for getting there and will it last? Join culture thought-leaders Susan Worthman and Josh Levine for a workshop on how to develop cultures of consequence. After a brief introduction to company culture the session will quickly shift to discussion, analysis, and exercises exploring the variety of cultures that exist, the gaps that emerge between state and actual values, and acceptable variances across departments and regions.
- What are the 6 components of culture?
- Where are the major gaps in my organization?
- What are the levers I can use to improve my company’s culture as it grows?
Horizon Engagement Anticipation Theory and You
In the age of immediate access, binge watching has become a common way to catch up on hours of television, movies, podcasts, and every other mode of entertainment. While satisfying, does an overabundance of immediate gratification take away from the experience? When applied to the workplace, removing that which we would otherwise anticipate can have disastrous effects on engagement and company culture. In this session culture thought leaders David Kahn, Ph.D. and Josh Levine discuss Horizon Engagement Anticipation Theory (H.E.A.T.) and demonstrate how you can utilize it to re-engage and revitalize your workplace.
- How can you improve workplace culture and engagement though goal creation?
- What are some practical solutions to enhance culture, engage employees, and significantly impact on the business?
- How can you generate a culture where goals align the team and the organization towards a mutually beneficial purpose?