Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

Culture Matters. If you’ve learned nothing else from me, please remember those two words. From the top down and the ground up, culture touches every single aspect of a company.

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

Network, connect, meetup, hangout, show up. The urge to remain in touch is innate as humans, but the pressure has grown exponentially over the past decade. As technology connects us

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

You may or may not be familiar with me—my name is Shelley Smith and I am a Culture Curator.  When companies realize they have a systemic issue that needs a

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

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I know what you’re thinking, but this is an article about productivity in the workplace. The title is inspired by a parable from the Bible, Matthew 13: 24-30: “While everyone

Shelley SmithBlog, Leadership Development, Workplace Culture

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Did you miss the Disrupt HR conference in Virginia Beach? Please find below the presentation on the Anatomy of Workplace Culture. This presentation gives you a few snippets on how

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture, Workplace Wellness

7 Deadly Sins of Accountability

Highway to Hell or Stairway to Heaven? You Choose. Accountability, delegation, and culture share a common origin: they all come straight from the top. In any organization it is the

Shelley SmithBlog, Predictive Index

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A Little Less Las Vegas The hard working employees of Human Resources are responsible for managing the most important and unpredictable asset of any business: the people. Nowhere is this

Shelley SmithBlog, Workplace Culture

Make Your

Vision vs. Reality We’ve all heard the buzzwords surrounding today’s business and corporate company culture: empowerment, engagement, diversity/inclusion, retention (opposite of turnover), and succession planning (talent replacement, potential development, exit

Shelley SmithBlog, Predictive Index, Workplace Wellness

Envision

When you leave for a road trip, do you just hop in the car in whatever you’re wearing, pick a direction, and zoom away? Of course not. That’s ridiculous. Yet

Shelley SmithBlog, Leadership Development, Workplace Culture

Big Business Fighting Company Culture Fires

You can’t read the paper today, turn on the news, or pick up a magazine without seeing some big business in the news for ‘bad form’ meaning in trouble or